The number of illnesses linked to vaping continues to grow, 1 reported in Cuyahoga County

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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The number of illnesses linked to vaping continues to grow with the first confirmed case in Cuyahoga County.

According to the Cuyahoga County Board of Health a 59-year-old male from Beachwood is confirmed to have a vaping related illness.

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Ohio is looking into 17 people hospitalized state wide including the one in Cuyahoga County.

More than 500 people have reported breathing illnesses nationwide.

Eight deaths have been reported nationwide.

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