Update: Vaping-associated lung injury cases

Updated on 11/15/19 A new case of severe lung disease associated with vaping has been confirmed in a man in his 20’s. The individual was hospitalized and is now recovering. This brings the total number of cases in King County to six confirmed and one probable since September 20, 2019. Additional details about this recent […]

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Second case of lung illness in King County linked to vaping

Public Health – Seattle & King County has confirmed a second case of severe lung disease associated with vaping in King County. The patient, a female in her thirties, was admitted to a King County hospital in mid-September with shortness of breath and difficulty breathing. The patient has since been released and is recovering. The […]

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Not just water vapor: why e-cigarettes are so dangerous

Part Three: Over the next few weeks, in a three-part series of blog posts, we’ll take a deeper dive into the JUULing and vaping epidemic among youth in King County and across the country. We’ll look at what youth are doing in King County, what parents can do to help keep their kids tobacco-free, and […]

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