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The 5G con that could make you sick

Some people think that 5G can make you sick, and there are scientists who say they can prove that it’s true. But could stoking these fears actually be damaging people’s health?

Since the UK went into coronavirus lockdown something strange has been happening –attacks on telephone masts and telecom workers are being reported all across the country. That’s because some people think that 5G can make you sick –from corona virus to cancer and a whole host of other symptoms. Even more worryingly, some scientists say they can prove that it’s harmful. But at a time when many businesses are struggling, could this apparent threat be helping to fuel a whole industry of strange and expensive products? And worse, could stoking these fears actually be damaging people’s health?
File on 4 investigates how bad science could be making you sick.

Presenter: Tom Wright
Producer: Chloe Hadjimatheou

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37 minutes

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Sun 21 Jun 2020 17:00

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  • Tue 16 Jun 2020 20:00
  • Sun 21 Jun 2020 17:00

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