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First Montana case of vaping severe pulmonary disease confirmed

 

September 23, 2019

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Press release

RiverStone Health and the Department of Public Health and Human Services have identified the first confirmed case of severe pulmonary disease associated with vaping in connection with the ongoing national investigation.

The confirmed case is a Yellowstone County resident in their 30s with a history of vaping nicotine and THC. The person was hospitalized in August, and is now home recovering.

Eight deaths associated with severe pulmonary illness have occurred. As of September 17, 2019, there were 530 confirmed and probable cases of lung disease associated with e-cigarette pr...



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