Fact-checked by: AFP

2021/07/06 | France

Misleading: Children’s masks are covered in dangerous pathogens.

Explanation: Experts have dismissed the reports that appeared on social media as incomplete and lacking scientific rigor, pointing out that many of the “dangerous pathogens” on the masks are commonly found on human skin.

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This false claim originated from: Facebook and online articles

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