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PLACER COUNTY, Calif. — Over 300 people across the United States have contracted mystery lung illnesses that are potentially linked to vaping, according to an NBC News survey of health departments. So far, two people nationwide have reportedly died from vaping, health officials said.
In Northern California, the number of patients with vaping-related symptoms has significantly increased, Dr. Costanzo Di Perna said. Di Perna is the chief of thoracic surgery and vice president of oncology services at Dignity Health.
Dr. Costanzo DiPerna of Dignity Health Sacramento was interviewed by KCRA 3 on the dangers of vaping. You can watch the story by clicking here: