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BayCare Clinic in the News: Virus or vaping?

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Dr. Nels Rose is interviewed by WBAY Channel 2 News

WHO: Dr. Nels Rose, an emergency medicine physician with BayCare Clinic, was interviewed for a story about the difficulties of diagnosing vaping-related illnesses that closely mirror respiratory illnesses caused by cold and flu viruses.

WHAT: “Unfortunately, the signs and symptoms of vape-associated lung disease are very similar to viral illnesses ... cough, cold, congestion,” Rose says. “We can’t necessarily differentiate in the acute phase whether it’s vape- or e-cigarette-associated process vs. a viral illness.”

WHERE: The story aired on WBAY Channel 2 News.

WHEN: It is available online. Read the story here.

Published: Friday, November 15, 2019