The Illinois Department of Public Health is warning about the dangers of vaping after three teens were hospitalized.
The teens, from the northeastern part of the state, experienced severe breathing problems after vaping.
Public Health Director Doctor Ngozi says many people incorrectly assume vaping is a safe alternative to cigarettes.
There have also been 11 confirmed and seven suspected cases of severe pulmonary disease among teens in Wisconsin who reported vaping.
ACVxEzike says they are trying to determine if it’s a specific product contributing to the problem.