Coronavirus: Harborview medical director separates fact from fiction

SEATTLE — As coronavirus cases grow in Washington, rumors about the virus and how you should protect yourself are swirling.

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Do disinfecting wipes work? Should you wear a mask while out in public? How is the virus transmitted?

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Dr. John Lynch with Harborview/UW Medicine, is the Medical Director for the Infection Prevention Program at Harborview Medical Center. Lynch sat down with KIRO 7 Morning Anchor Tracey Leong to answer these questions and separate fact from fiction.

Watch the interview in the video window below.