Gurnee Teen Hospitalized After Vaping: ‘It Came Out of Nowhere’

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Adam Hergenreder in hospital (Photo from Polly Hergenreder)

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevent is investigating hundreds of cases of young adults hospitalized with respiratory illness possibly from using e-cigarettes and vaping products.

WGN’s Ryan Burrow spoke with 18-year-old Adam Hergenreder of Gurnee from his hospital bed in Libertyville.

Adam started using e-cigarette products when he was 16.

He says he was drawn in by flavors like mint, mango and cucumber.

 

 

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