Fact-checked by: Chequeado

2020/06/17 | Argentina

FALSE: Infrared thermometers can cause damage to the retina.

Explanation: A viral chain on WhatsApp and Facebook alerts about possible damage with the "laser beam" emitted by thermometers that measure temperature without contact. However, thermometers do not emit laser beams, but instead have an infrared sensor that measures the temperature of people.

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This false claim originated from: Whatsapp, Facebook

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