Articles tagged with: Mobile phones

CLAIM REVIEWS

Brussels halted 5G rollout in 2019 to study its radiation emissions, not because any negative health effects had been demonstrated

CLAIM
“Brussels is halting their 5G plans due to the negative health effects”; “Evidence ... overwhelmingly suggest[s] that, yes, 5G does pose a major threat.”

SOURCE: Anonymous, worldhealth.net

Published: 11 Jun 2020

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The spread of COVID-19 is not related in any way to the deployment of 5G

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“5G plays a part in this ‘plandemic’” ... The cases of COVID-19 are “directly related to electromagnetic radiation exposure by 5G”

SOURCE: Dee McLachlan, Gumshoe News

Published: 29 May 2020

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Conspiracy theorists claim that 5G increases vulnerability to COVID-19 with baseless theory that it affects hemoglobin

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Coronavirus pandemic would likely not be nearly as bad if 5G exposure/radiation pollution wasn’t already compromising the structure and function of hemoglobin cells.

SOURCE: Mike Adams, Natural News

Published: 11 Apr 2020

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Viral claim falsely asserts that COVID-19 is due to 5G technology rollout, not a virus

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The coronavirus outbreak is not actually caused by a virus, but by 5G technology

SOURCE: Dana Ashlie, YouTube

Published: 12 Mar 2020

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Bone spurs occasionally form at the base of human skulls, but their growth has not been linked to the use of handheld devices

CLAIM
‘Horns’ are growing on young people’s skulls. Phone use is to blame, research suggests.

SOURCE: Isaac Stanley-Becker, The Washington Post

Published: 19 Nov 2019

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INSIGHTS

Do radio waves from mobile devices cause cancer? A look at the evidence

— 08 Apr 2019

Mobile phones have become an integral part of our lives, and most people would not consider even leaving the house without one. In fact, the World Health Organization (WHO) has est...