Dept: Teen in ICU has serious lung injuries


Cause for concern: The safety of vaping came into question after an outbreak of lung injuries, linked to the use of e-cigarettes and vape products, in the United States. — Reuters

PETALING JAYA: A teenager, who was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) for a suspected vape-related illness, has been found to suffer from serious damage to his lungs, says the Labuan Health Department.

Its director Dr Ismuni Bohari said the 17-year-old was admitted to the Labuan Hospital on Oct 4 due to severe breathing problems.

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