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Vaping Could Compound Health Risks Tied to Virus, FDA Says

  • Heart, lung problems increase risk of Covid-19 complications
  • FDA says in email that e-cigarette use can damage lung cells
A pedestrian stands in a cloud of vapour after exhaling from an e-cigarette.
Photographer: Hollie Adams/Bloomberg
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Vaping may leave users with underlying health conditions at higher risk of serious complications if they contract the respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus, the Food and Drug Administration said.