Michigan boy, 17, gets double lung transplant after damage from vaping

Michigan boy, 17, gets double lung transplant after damage from vaping

A 17-year-old boy in Michigan has undergone a double lung transplant, the first in a patient suffering from the effects of e-cigarettes. A doctor involved in the proceedings said the boy ’faced imminent death had he not received a lung transplant’. Family members of the boy, not identified, said they had asked doctors to make public the ’horrific life-threatening effects’ of vaping.

Timothy
Timothy
America
America 3 months

It's his choice to vape. It's also his choice to be uneducated on any and all potential side effects. I dont believe in the hoax that's spreading like all vapes bad, must ban.

Kenguru Safari
Kenguru Safari 3 months

what does the vape have to do with this? Did the vaporizer enter his lungs and destroy them? Or is there a chance of black-market substances?

Robert
Robert 3 months

I like how they are leaving out how he had random street shit mixed in. If you can't trust the media to be honest with something this benign, you shouldn't trust anything they say. Vapers are fags, but journalist are far worse.

ConcealCarryProtect
ConcealCarryProtect 3 months

Cant tell if I am mad because media pushed these to benefit big tobacco or glad that people see vaping as dangerous so they stop doing it in public places.

CoLpOeSnED
CoLpOeSnED 3 months

probably vaped .. too much

Watheverable GRAMPS
Watheverable GRAMPS 3 months

And?

Dust Phoxner
Dust Phoxner 3 months

Oh shut the fuck up cigarettes have killed far more.

Roamer MGTOW
Roamer MGTOW 3 months

funny how they didnt mention OTHER possible risk factors contributing to his lungs.

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