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Top COVID-19 questions from around the mountains

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News 13's investigative team continues working to answer your questions about the pandemic and its impacts on Western North Carolina.

Here's a look at the top COVID-19 questions on our radar:

WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF A PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE PASSED AWAY?

"Since both presidential candidates are over 65, what would happen if the elected candidate does not survive until he is sworn in?"

A political science expert from the mountains weighs in on a complex, hypothetical situation.

IF YOU HAVE ALREADY HAD CORONAVIRUS, DO YOU NEED TO WEAR A MASK?

“If you have already had the virus, is there a need to wear a mask?”

A chief medical officer explains the reasons behind wearing masks.

ARE LOCAL HOSPITALS USING HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE TO TREAT COVID-19 PATIENTS?

“Is Mission Hospital, or others, using hydroxychloroquine?"

Officials from mountain area hospitals explain what types of therapies are being used to treat COVID-19 patients.

You can submit your COVID-19 questions to Iteam@wlos.com. News 13's Jennifer Emert, Lauren Brigman and Karen Zatkulak will work to get an answer for you.

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