Just a few years ago, 4G, the fourth-generation wireless network shook up the world by speeding up data transfer and ensuring superior and uninterrupted mobile and internet connectivity. Now, the world is gearing up for the 50 times faster 5G that will make wireless digital communication near seamless.
5G, the latest generation of mobile communication, will employ higher frequencies and bandwidth, enabling users to transfer wireless data faster than older cell phone standards. Previous ‘G’ networks have used frequencies between 700 MHz and 6 GHz. The 5G network will operate on frequencies between 28 and 100 GHz. 5G promises lightning-fast speeds and the ability to power new technologies like self-driving cars and advanced augmented and virtual reality experiences.
Out of all the things we can do with 5G, we are more concerned about what 5G can do to us?
5G is currently being implemented and continually going through the process of implementation in many areas. The U.S. and South Korea have already rolled out the network on a trial basis. It will bring wireless data and internet connections to the world. Most know that but, recent research has shown great cause for concern with regards to our electromagnetic radiation exposure, not just 5G, but all sources of this radiation that surround us, from our wireless devices, our wireless routers, cell phone towers and more.
5G would provide broadband speeds over 200 times faster than current data speeds. But to facilitate its rollout, 300,000 new antennas would be required in the U.S. alone. That’s roughly equal to three decades-worth of cell phone tower development. By 2024, Swedish telecom giant Ericsson predicts 5G coverage will extend to over 40 percent of the world’s population.
Cancer is not the only disease that such radiation can cause. Scientists have so far linked 5G to at least 20 ailments, including heart disease, type-2 diabetes, and mental disturbances such as depression, anxiety, and suicidal tendencies. Damage is not limited to humans as there is growing evidence of harmful effects in both plant and animal life.
Arthur Robert Firstenberg, a well-known American advocate, raised concerned for the development of 5G networks both in the U.S. and internationally, claiming that super-fast broadband could cause cancer in humans and wildlife. Firstenberg also claims that, in areas of the world where the rollout of 5G antennas has already begun, the local population, including insects and other wildlife, are already getting sick. He claims to have a condition known as electromagnetic hypersensitivity, which induces symptoms like dizziness, nausea, amnesia, insomnia, tremors, heart arrhythmia, acute and chronic pain, among others, though it is not scientifically or medically recognized.
Dr. Sharon Goldberg, an internal medicine physician & professor, gives her testimony regarding the dangers of electromagnetic radiation. She says, “Wireless radiation has biological effects. Dangers of 5G and 4G radiation from our internet, cell phones, and computers. What do you do to mitigate these effects? Do you limit your exposure to these items throughout the day?
The telecom industry is trying to roll out technology that may have very real, unintended harmful consequences. Scientific studies, both recently and over many years, have identified harmful effects on health when testing wireless products under realistic conditions. We are very concerned that the increase in radiation exposure by 5G leads to damage that cannot be reversed.
The U.S. Government had known of these risks since at least 1971 when the Naval Medical Research and Development Command published a bibliography containing 3,700 references reporting 100 biological and clinical effects attributed to microwave and radio-frequency radiation. Still, our current president wants 5G as soon as possible. “I want 5G, and even 6G, technology in the United States as soon as possible. American companies must step up their efforts or get left behind.” The president tweeted last February.
These health reasons are exactly why this type of technology is completely banned in hospital nurseries and an elementary school across several countries in Europe, but not in the United States, why?
This year, the Belgian government halted a 5G test in Brussels over concerns that radiation from the base stations could be harmful. Members of Parliament in the Netherlands are also calling on the government to take a closer look at 5G. Switzerland is taking steps to monitor 5G’s impact on people.
Wireless radiation has biological effects. Period! This is no longer a subject for debate. The present situation is already bad, and adding 5G on top of it will hugely increase the amount of radiation to which everyone is exposed and make the whole situation much worse. What we’re doing is destroying our health.
Do we still want 5G technology?
Is it worth to risk our health for technology?
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