Health officials identify two additional cases related to severe pulmonary disease associated with vaping


December 13, 2019

Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) officials have identified two additional cases of illness related to the national outbreak of e-cigarette use, or vaping. Montana now has five identified cases, including one death.

DPHHS officials said one new case involves an individual from Cascade County in their teens who was initially hospitalized this past summer and then again in October.

The second new case involves an individual from Lake County in their 30’s who was also hospitalized in October.

Both individuals are now recovering. One case reported a history of vaping nico...

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