Experts warn of Coronavirus scams

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Pedestrians wear protective masks as they walk through a shopping district in Tokyo Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. Japan’s government said Thursday a man treated for pneumonia after returning from China has tested positive for the new coronavirus identified as a possible cause of an outbreak in the Chinese city of Wuhan. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

(WEHT)- The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers that some online retailers may be selling low-quality counterfeit masks or trying to steal your credit card information.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the masks may not help prevent getting the illness and experts say people also sold fake remedies during the Ebola crisis.

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(This story was originally published on Feb. 8, 2020)

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