Vaping (With or Without Nicotine) Makes You More Likely to Get Sick

November 5th, 2019

Man walking across a busy street and vaping. Learn more about vaping and tobacco prevention in Colorado.Vaping — with or without nicotine — can decrease the body’s ability to fend off infections, new research finds. Lungs of people who vape show signs of weakness, which increases the risk from illnesses like the flu and respiratory infections. 

The issue impacts adults and teens alike, though the prevalence of youth vaping has the CDC, the FDA and public health agencies urgently looking for answers about how vaping affects the human body. 

Read the full story from Wired.