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5G and coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Guide added by Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport on 6 May 2020
There is no evidence of a link between 5G and coronavirus (COVID-19).

No evidence of a link between 5G and coronavirus
There is no evidence of a link between 5G and coronavirus. These theories have been rejected by scientific experts in the World Health Organisation and Full Fact, a UK-based independent fact checking charity.

Viruses cannot travel on radio waves or mobile networks. Coronavirus is also spreading in many countries that do not have 5G mobile networks.

Full Fact makes clear there is no evidence that 5G is harmful to humans and it is not accelerating the spread of coronavirus.

Ofcom has produced guidance to address the myths around 5G and coronavirus, while the UK’s mobile network operators (EE, O2, Three and Vodafone) have issued a joint statement highlighting that there is no scientific evidence of any link between 5G and coronavirus.

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