August 29, 2019: Vaping Illnesses; Moving Indonesia's Capital

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Dr. Emily Chapman, chief medical officer of Children's Minnesota, speaks with Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd about the serious lung illnesses she is seeing this summer among young people who use electronic cigarettes. The CDC is investigating nearly 200 illnesses and one death since June in 22 states. Also, this week, Indonesia announced that it will move its capital from Jakarta to a new development on the island of Borneo. We speak with Rita Padawangi of Singapore University of Social Sciences. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's August 29, 2019 full broadcast. You can read and hear more at, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on August 29, 2019.


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