Newswise — Dr. Russel Buhr, a pulmonologist at UCLA Health, can advise on what's important to know about mask protection in the light of the Coronavirus outbreak. Not all masks provide equal protection and it’s important to understand how different masks work and what they're designed to do.

For example, a surgical mask is meant to protect the environment from the wearer. But an N95 mask, which  fits tighter to the face, is meant to help protect the wearer from the environment.

To set up an interview with Dr. Buhr, please contact Alana Prisco at [email protected]