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What We Know–And Don’t Know–About An Illness Linked To Vaping

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This April 16, 2019 photo shows a Juul vape pen.

The patients arrive at the hospital with a fever, gasping for breath and vomiting. Some have been put on a ventilator to breathe. Researchers say they’re all suffering from a mysterious lung illness linked to vaping. There are about 200 cases nationwide, including at least two in Colorado and one death in Illinois and one in Oregon. A recent article by New York Times reporter Matt Richtel examines what we know and what we don’t know about the condition.