UA's 'Dr. Germ': How Coronavirus Spreads And How You Can Prevent It

Published: Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 4:14pm
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Dr. Charles Gerba, aka "Dr. Germ"

We know that washing our hands is worth it right now and that it's the best way to kill the COVID-19 virus, but what about all of the other things we’ve been doing to try to make sure we don’t contract this virus?

We take efforts to combat the virus by washing our clothes when we get home, wiping things down with disinfectant, wearing masks and gloves. But what's really important to do right now to protect ourselves, and why?

The Show spoke to Dr. Charles Gerba, aka "Dr. Germ," who is a professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at the University of Arizona. Gerba discussed how the COVID-19 virus is spread and how it's happening so easily.

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