Fifth generation wireless technology, or 5G is engineered to increase speed and efficiency of wireless communication.
But the truth is, this technological innovation has both advantages, and disadvantages.
A new report raises serious concerns about the potential biological damage this next generation frequency radiation may have on health.
The 5G network communicates through millimeter waves (MMWs), rather than microwaves.
According to Dr Joel Moskowitz, a public health professor at the University of California, Berkeley, MMWs could pose a very real danger.
Dr. Moskowitz warns that ‘the deployment of 5G, or fifth generation cellular technology, constitutes a massive experiment on the health of all species’.
Is The Roll Out of 5G A Massive Health Experiment?
Facts Dr Moskowitz would like us to consider:
+ Because MMWs are weaker than microwaves, they are predominantly absorbed by the skin, meaning their distribution is quite focused there.
+ Since skin contains capillaries and nerve endings, the MMW bio-effects may be transmitted through molecular mechanisms by the skin or through the nervous system.
+ 5G will use high-band frequencies, or millimeter waves, that may affect the eyes, the testes, the skin, the peripheral nervous system, and sweat glands.
+ Millimeter waves can also make some pathogens resistant to antibiotics.
Dr Moskowitz is not alone in apprehensions.
The International Society of Doctors for the Environment, its subsidiaries in 27 countries and more than 200 doctors and scientists are all calling for a stop to be put to the roll out of 5G. This is ‘due to concern that 5G radio frequency radiation will have adverse health effects,’ Dr Moskowitz says.
So far, their warnings have gone unheeded.
Electromagnetic Fields (EMFs) and Your Health
Concerns about the potential harmful effects of mobile phone radiation have dogged the telcos since the first brick-sized phones hit the market back in the 80s.
Now we are seeing renewed concerns regarding 5G technology.
Even so, the rollout of the new 5G network is going full steam ahead. This is despite grass root community protests, and legitimate concerns that 5G may be a massive health experiment.
Are you noticing many more mobile phone towers in your area?
5G may be faster, but this high-frequency signal is weaker. It’s why smaller wireless transmitters are being installed close to where we live and work.
Are you concerned about the harmful effects of EMF exposure, or are suffering with electromagnetic hypersensitivity syndrome (EHS)? If so, I suggest you do research on testing, then mitigating the negative effects of EMFs in your environment.
We can’t avoid harmful EMFs completely as we are surrounded by them, unless you are living off-grid in a remote wilderness. The key message from leading EMF experts…’test and mitigate’.
Story source: The roll out of 5G wireless service is ‘a massive health experiment,’ public health expert warns as cell companies install 800,000 towers across the US. Story published 30 May 2018 on Daily Mail Online.
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