Texas health officials say they have identified 95 cases of severe lung disease in patients who reported vaping before developing symptoms, with the majority of cases being in North Texas.
A Texas Department of State Health Services news release said one person has died as a result of lung disease, and officials are investigating 28 other possible cases involving vaping.
Patients range between 13 to 75 years old with a median age of 22 years. About one-quarter of the patients are minors.
Nearly nine in 10 cases involved vaping THC or marijuana, the DSHS said.
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Respiratory symptoms include difficulty breathing, shortness of breath and coughing. Some people have also experienced nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
DSHS officials are urging people to stop using e-cigarettes and seek medical care if symptoms develop.