Colorado health authorities confirmed this week a case of "sudden and severe" lung disease related to vaping.
The Colorado Ministry of Public Health and the Environment (CDPHE) confirmed Thursday's case, not long after Tista Ghosh's Chief Medical Officer, Fox News officials said they were investigating a suspected case.
The case marks the first of the state. A second suspected case is being investigated.
Dozens of Midwestern teenagers afflicted with severe lung injury reported having respiratory problems.
was first reported on Tuesday. At least one person was hospitalized. Further details on whereabouts, age and current condition of the patient were not made.
Although it is not yet clear what is behind the diseases, the CDPHE officials found that vaping products contain "more than just harmless water vapor" and "the pathogens". This disease could potentially be a pesticide contamination, solvent residue contamination, additives with unknown inhalation effects or heavy metal contamination inhaled by vaporous products.
Medical service providers treating patients who are going to take a trip. "
Colorado joins a seemingly growing list of states reporting steam-related illnesses, particularly young people.
E-CIGARETTES DAMAGE BLOOD VESSELS, EVEN IF DEVICES ARE NONE NICOTIN CONTAINS CDC to initiate a formal investigation to determine what exactly causes the lung disease.
The patients reported similar symptoms – shortness of breath, chest pain, cough and vomiting in some cases – and some were admitted to the intensive care unit Young people in different states reported that they had nicotine as well as THC, the psychoactive drug in marijuana who used Vaping devices prior to their stay in the hospital to recover after spending 18 days in hospital, after suffering from a lung collapse as well.
FLORIDA TEEN SAYS I CAN NOT BREATHE.  "This is a serious situation, and people who are vape should be on high alert, as well as medical providers who treat patients who are vape," Ghosh said in a statement. "As the department has actively informed providers and hospitals about the symptoms, we expect more cases to be reported."
Although e-cigarettes are often touted as a "safer" alternative to cigarettes, a recent study found that this is not possible.
The study, which was conducted by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania, claimed that it had adverse effects on the blood vessels of a user after only one application.