PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The first case of lung injury related to vaping has been confirmed in Clark County.
County officials said Thursday a woman in her 40s was recovering in a hospital.
The woman reported using vape products containing nicotine and THC purchased from local licensed retailers.
Federal agencies, including the FDA and CDC, are investigating a national outbreak of vaping-related lung injuries. More than 2,400 people have been hospitalized and 52 people have died as of Dec. 10, according to the CDC.
Twenty-one cases have now been reported in Washington.
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