In Britain, has blamed arsonists cell towers believed that the coronavirus is spread through 5G network
COVID-19 / youtube.com Conspiracy theorists also believe that 5G affects the immune system and increases susceptibility to infection by coronavirus, and also facilitates transmission of infection
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In the UK unscientific rumors about the relationship between the 5G networks and the spread of the coronavirus led to the burning of cell towers. Such incidents over the last week occurred in Birmingham, Liverpool and the County of Merseyside.
were Attacked in at least four towers of cellular operator Vodafone UK, and the HSE in Birmingham didn’t even work in the format of 5G, but have provided thousands of users with connectivity 2G, 3G and 4G. The engineers and the police find out the exact cause of the fires, the damage to a company called significant.
one of the conspiracy theories that spread in social networks and YouTube, caranaviRus originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan because there has recently been deployed 5G network, and spread to other cities with access to 5G. It is not explained why COVID-19 has penetrated to Iran and Japan, where new generation network is not yet used.
some Conspiracy theorists also believe that 5G affects the immune system and increases susceptibility to infection by coronavirus, and also contributes to transmission.
Leading British mobile operators EE, o2, Three and Vodafone in a joint statement published on Monday by The Verge, called for an end to the burning towers, noting that such acts of vandalism harm the people, businesses and emergency services, which require uninterrupted access to communications in a pandemic, and quarantine.
the Engineers who are laying the network subjected to insults. In some cases, opponents 5G prevented the implementation of necessary maintenance and networking, said in a statement. Operators are encouraged to report misinformation on the Internet about the cases of mistreatment of employees of cellular companies.
5G tower set on fire in Birmingham, Acocks Green pic.twitter.com/1GNe2xxJLF
— Official #1 Birmingham Page (@imjustbrum) April 2, 2020
In the Department of digital technology, culture, media and sport British theory about the connection 5G and coronavirus called delirium, not having no sane fundamentals, and urged the social network to actively combat the proliferation of fakes. YouTube has announced that it will remove videos containing false statements about 5G communication with the coronavirus, writes Business Insider. Broadcasts will keep the “edge” of conspiracy of the content of 5G, provided that it will not be referred to the coronavirus, said a spokeswoman for YouTube.
last week the British regulator Ofcom has issued a warning to radio station Uckfield FM for “potentially onspare statements about coronavirus”. The guest of the station, who identified himself as a nurse in February, said on air that 5G “is sucking the oxygen out of the lungs.”
the representatives of the British Ministry of health stressed the absolute failure of speculation about the harmful effects of 5G, explaining that electromagnetic radiation is non-ionizing these networks, is at the bottom of the frequency range and is too weak to affect the human immune system and the organism as a whole. The same conclusions were made by independent experts of the British charity organisation Full Fact.
meanwhile, the spread of false theories contribute to a celebrity. Former world Boxing champion in the Welterweight Amir Khan, referring to the videos in social networks, expressed the view that through 5G rigs that are “popping up like mushrooms”, is control of the population, especially the elderly. Khan also linked the deployment of 3G and 4G networks with outbreaks of SARS and swine flu in recent years. Content linking coronavirus with 5G, shared Hollywood actor woody Harrelson.