Fact-checked by: Correctiv

2020/09/25 | Germany

Mainly false: Wearing a face mask causes brain damage because of a lack of oxygen

Explanation: Wearing a face mask doesn't cause a lack of oxygen in the brain, although it may be harder to breathe with a mask on

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This false claim originated from: Facebook video

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