Health officials ask Canadian vape users to be on alert for symptoms after hundreds hospitalized in U.S.

By Avis Faro, CTV National News, September 5, 2019
With comments by Nicholas Chadi

Two deaths and hundreds of cases of lung disorders in the U.S. believed to be linked to vaping have sparked a second warning from Health Canada on the potential danger of e-cigarettes. […]

There are no cases of vaping-associated lung disease in Canada, but a national team is monitoring for problems. Dr. Nicholas Chadi, a pediatrician at Sainte-Justine hospital who also speaks for the Canadian Paediatrics Society, is part of this team.

“We’re getting a strong message from the U.S. that we need to be careful about vaping devices and aerosols that come from those devices,” Chadi said. Read more

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