Setting the record straight about coronavirus

Reporter: Taylor Smith
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Funeral workers disinfect themselves after handling a virus victim in Wuhan in central China’s Hubei Province, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020. China counted 170 deaths from a new virus Thursday and more countries reported infections, including some spread locally, as foreign evacuees from China’s worst-hit region returned home to medical observation and even isolation. (Chinatopix via AP)

The U.S. advised against all travel to China due to the outbreak of the coronavirus. U.S. officials also announced it will send charter flights to bring people home from virus infected regions. The virus has caused 213 deaths and nearly 10,000 patient cases in China.

As fear grows over the worldwide attention coronavirus is gaining, we wanted to fact check certain details that may be spreading regarding the virus.

Watch the video above for the full story by WINK News Reporter Taylor Smith, who looks at false claims about coronavirus.

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