Fact-checked by: Rappler

2020/05/20 | Philippines

FALSE: Wearing a face mask for a prolonged period of time causes hypoxia and/or hypercapnia.

Explanation: Using face masks does not cause hypoxia nor excessive carbon dioxide intake. The World Health Organization (WHO) Philippines said there is no evidence that using face masks for a prolonged period of time causes any adverse effect on the brain or heart function.

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This false claim originated from: Several Facebook pages and accounts

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