Resources

Stories About a Relationship Between COVID-19 and 5G are False

Experts agree that stories about a link between 5G and COVID-19 are not true. Here’s what you should know about the misinformation circulating about 5G.

Expert Testimony

Dr. Eric Swanson, Ph.D., Testimony before the South Carolina Senate Judiciary Subcommittee, February 6, 2020

Wireless 5G Radiofrequency Technology

An overview of small cell exposures, standards and science from William H. Bailey, Ph.D., Principal Scientist at the Center for Occupational and Environmental Health Risk Assessment at Exponent Inc.

Common Radiofrequency Exposure & Typical Small Cell Exposure Charts

The Common Radiofrequency Exposure Chart shows typical and the maximum permissible radiofrequency exposure levels of common devices that send signals via radio waves. The Typical Small Cell Exposure Chart shows typical exposures as a percent of the FCC limit for a 5G small cell.

Protecting Health and Safety

Experts agree that wireless devices have not been shown to pose a public health risk. Here’s what you should know about radiofrequency (RF) energy and wireless devices.

Millimeter Wave Studies

While millimeter wave frequencies are new to wireless networks, they are extremely well understood by the international scientific community. The IEEE, which the FCC describes as “internationally recognized for [its] expertise in this area,” has assembled this list of dozens and dozens of studies on millimeter wave frequencies.

What The Expert Community Tells Us

The international scientific consensus is that there are no known health risks from RF energy at the low levels approved for everyday consumer use. Here’s what the experts say.

Food and Drug Administration Review of Published Literature

The Food and Drug Administration continually monitors scientific evidence regarding the impact of radiofrequency energy and human health. In February 2020 they published a “Review of Published Literature between 2008 and 2018 of Relevance to Radiofrequency Radiation and Cancer.” According to the report: “Based on the FDA’s ongoing evaluation, the available epidemiological and cancer incidence data continues to support the Agency’s determination that there are no quantifiable adverse health effects in humans caused by exposures at or under the current cell phone exposure limits.”

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