There’s a lot of confusion about radiofrequencies, wireless devices and health.
Here are the facts.
What about reports on social media that there is a relationship between 5G and COVID-19?
Dr. Anthony Fauci has called those stories “garbage.” WHO says, “FACT: 5G mobile networks DO NOT spread COVID-19… Viruses cannot travel on radio waves/mobile networks. COVID-19 is spreading in many countries that do not have 5G mobile networks. COVID-19 is spread through respiratory droplets when an infected person coughs, sneezes or speaks. People can also be infected by touching a contaminated surface and then their eyes, mouth or nose.”
What is the scientific evidence related to RF and health?
The evidence consists of thousands of peer-reviewed studies conducted over 70 years by independent scientific organizations. The Federal Communications Commission regulates RF emissions from wireless devices and equipment. In December 2019, the FCC adopted the recommendations of expert organizations that have reviewed the science and reaffirmed its safety standards on a unanimous and bipartisan basis, saying, “…there is no evidence to support that adverse health effects in humans are caused by exposures at, under, or even in some cases above, the current RF limits. Indeed, no scientific evidence establishes a causal link between wireless device use and cancer or other illnesses.”
What do the experts say?
The international scientific consensus is that there are no known health risks from RF energy at the low levels approved for everyday consumer use. This includes the expert opinion of the World Health Organization, the American Cancer Society and the Food and Drug Administration. “There is no convincing scientific evidence that the weak RF signals from base stations [cell towers] and wireless networks cause adverse health effects,” (World Health Organization).
Are cellphones, cell towers, small cells and antennas safe?
Radiofrequency energy from wireless devices and networks, including radiofrequencies used by 5G, has not been shown to cause health problems, according to the international scientific community. To cite one example, the Food and Drug Administration said, “”
Is 5G safe?
What’s your reaction to procedural arguments that came up recently in oral argument on the appeal of the FCC's 2019 RF Order to the US Court Of Appeals for the DC Circuit?
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