The Wisconsin Department of Health Services and local health departments are investigating a cluster of people with severe lung disease who all reported recent vaping THC products, many containing vitamin E acetate.
Anyone experiencing unexplained shortness of breath, chest pain, cough, nausea, vomiting, fever, and weight loss should talk to their doctor. People can learn more about e-cigarettes and vaping products—including what they look like, their health risks for youth, and how to talk to kids about them—at dhs.wisconsin.gov/tobaccoischanging/index.htm
There are FDA-approved medications to help tobacco users quit. Call 1-800-QUIT NOW for free help. Learn more: dhs.wisconsin.gov/outbreaks/vaping.htm