Fact-checked by: AFP

2020/01/22 | Sri Lanka

False: You have to wear a disposable mask with the blue side out if you are sick and the white side out if you are not.

Explanation: The only way to wear a mask is with the blue face out, experts told AFP.

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This false claim originated from: Facebook

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