Vaping has sent 22 people in the Midwest to the hospital

22 hospitalized for VAPING: Slew of US teen left with damaged lungs, on ventilators and in comas after using e-cigarettes At least 22 people in the US have been hospitalized for severe lung problems Most of the patients are teenagers or young adults  There have been 12 cases in Wisconsin, six in Illinois and four in Minnesota   The one clear thing they have in common is vaping nicotine or marijuana  At least one patient had to be put in a medically induced coma  One Florida teenager told DailyMail.com vaping left him with a collapsed lung 

By Natalie Rahhal Deputy Health Editor For Dailymail.com

Published: 14:55 BST, 14 August 2019 | Updated: 14:55 BST, 14 August 2019

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The number of Americans hospitalized for serious breathing linked to vaping has surged to 22. 

In Wisconsin, 12 people have been admitted to hospitals for e-cig-linked lung trouble, as have six in Illinois and four in Minnesota. 

And many of the patients are teenagers or otherwise healthy young adults. 

The slew of sick e-cigarette users comes just after a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) report revealed that at least 127 Americans have had vaping-related seizures. 

Little is known about the chemicals in e-cigarettes or exactly how they might be wreaking havoc on the lungs, but all of the patients have vaping in common, raising the alarm among doctors in the Midwest and nationwide. 

At least 22 people - mostly teenagers and young adults - in the Midwest have been hospitalized with lung damage related to vaping, including 26-year-old Dylan Nelson (pictured) of Wisconsin, who was put in a medically induced coma after his lungs started failing

At least 22 people - mostly teenagers and young adults - in the Midwest have been hospitalized with lung damage related to vaping, including 26-year-old Dylan Nelson (pictured) of Wisconsin, who was put in a medically induced coma after his lungs started failing 

Four teenagers between 16 and 18 have been admitted to Minnesota Children's Hospital, according to CBS.  

The hospital's chief medical officer, Dr Emily Chapman, explained that doctors at first thought the teens had some

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