Here are some key facts on "Wet Lung" that you should know before forming a conclusion.
- According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute: Wet Lung can be caused by animal furs, bird feces, feathers, humidifiers, contaminated foods and food additives, dust from hardwood, hay, grains for animal feed and even hot tubs.
- The risk of wet lung can be increased based on factors such as; gender/sex, genetics, family history, lifestyle habits, environment and even a person's age.
Naturally, the fact that an 18-year-old recently started vaping (3 weeks prior) and suddenly ended up with wet lung or ARDS - the media have connected the two and framed vaping as the cause.
Here's a video from GrimmGreen that covers the topic well.