2nd case of vaping lung illness reported in King County

SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities say a second case of vaping-related lung illness has been reported in King County.

KOMO reports there have now been five vaping-related illnesses reported in Washington state – one in Mason County, two in Spokane County, and two in King County.

Health officials said Friday the woman in her 30s was admitted to a King County hospital with shortness of breath and difficulty breathing.

Public Health – Seattle & King County said she reported vaping THC products bought from legal pot shops and nicotine containing products without THC. Authorities are gathering more information.

There have been more than 500 of cases of vaping illness reported nationwide.