KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The number of people getting sick from vaping is on the rise in Missouri.

The state’s health department is now reporting 22 illnesses connected to vaping. One of those people died.

Most of the people getting sick are between the ages of 15 and 24 years old.

Governor Mike Parson plans to address the issue during a press conference next week on Tuesday. 

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