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DHS investigating correlation between vaping and pulmonary disease

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is investigating cases of severe lung disease among teens who have reported vaping. All eight cases were reported in the counties of Milwaukee, Waukesha and Winnebago and presented with respiratory symptoms including cough, shortness of breath, and fatigue.

DHS is encouraging medical professionals to report these cases to their local health department. Please review this memo to learn more about this investigation.

If you have any questions, please contact Megan Elderbrook in the Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Health at 608.266.1120 during business hours.

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