5G Health Harm

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IEEE and ICNIRP Guidelines for 5G

These have anomalies and lack scientific justification.

FCC to explain ignoring non-cancer harm:

Microwave Syndrome Symptoms from 5G Base Station

-  ICNIRP Limits Unprotective

Review on 5G by European Parliament:
     Probable Carcinogen and Clear Adverse Fertility Effects:

UK: High Court Challenge on 5G

5G Protest Days


5G and Coronavirus:

            see: Coronavirus

5G Boycott

US: Halt 5G

5G Advertisement:

Free the Sky

5G Summit 2020:

Letters on 5G to United Nations, European Union and Government  Officials

Switzerland halts 5G

​We Do Not Consent to 5G

Stop 5G Global Protest Day:  Saturday January 25 2020

Witness of 5G-type scanner machine:

EHS symptoms including cancer, and burnt from the inside:

5G Phones: 
The Pixel 4 range, release slated for fall 2019,  will likely include the Snapdragon 855, a chipset that’s capable of supporting 5G connections for 60 GHz Wi-Fi.

Radar Phones Need New Raised FCC Short-Term Heating Limits:

"Google notes that "Motion Sense will be available in select Pixel countries," which probably indicates that Soli will have some regulatory hurdles to overcome.
​Soli operates in the 57- to 64-GHz frequency band, and in the US, Google had to get the FCC to lift power limitations in those bands so Soli could work better. If an international regulatory body is not as accommodating as the FCC, it sounds like the Pixel 4's Soli capabilities will be shut off in that country."

5G Crisis:

Safe Alternative to 5G:

5G poster:

  • 5G Flyer (Digital Survivor UK, March 2019)

5G video:

5G Summit

  • Transcripts (June 2020, Dietrich Klinghardt, Patrick Wood, Martin Pall)

5G contravenes Human Rights Conventions:

5G appears illegal on four grounds:

1. 5G is a breach of the Nuremberg Code, which requires informed consent (UN, 1950).

2. The United Nations’ International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, article 7, prohibits medical and scientific experimentation without consent. The ICNIRP chair, Dr E van Rongen, has stated of 5G that “It is not set up as a public health experiment but of course you can consider it as such."  (Margi Murphy: Sunday Telegraph, March 3 2019)
3. Under many government requirements, e.g. EU law, a Strategic Environmental Assessment should have been carried out before the implementation of the 5G Wireless Network Technology was authorised. These are still awaited.

4. Most governments follow the Precautionary Principle, which requires potentially dangerous systems like 5G to be tested prior to authorization.

In addition most authorities cannot over-ride medical advise given by a qualified physician which requires the protection of individuals liable to injury from the toxic radiation.

5G Appeal to United Nations (PACE):

International EMF Scientist Appeal to UNEP:

European Union and International Leading Scientists: Stop 5G
Scientists Lennart Hardell (Sweden) and Rainer Nyberg (Finland) wrote on May 20 2019 to Karmenu Vella, the EU Environment Commissioner, calling for a moratorium on the adoption of 5G and for the release information on the EU internal risk assessment of 5G and the application of the precautionary principle to this technique. They also demanded guidelines based on independent research and the EU documentation to prove that 5G is safe. Copies were sent to National Environment Ministers, Wildlife Conservation Society, World Wildlife Fund, The Nature Conservancy and Greenpeace.

Legal Action for ES people and others to stop 5G and other RF emissions (Tasmania, Australia):

Criminal Threat to Assault and Restraint Orders against neighbors and Telecom companies.

Forming a reasonable belief that the emissions form a risk of harm.

1.Identify the source of the emissions or proposed emissions (eg Wifi, baby monitor, smart meter, celltower, proposed development) 

2. Identify the site (eg home, workplace, hospital etc)

3. Measure the distance to the emissions from your home

4. Identitify the emitters, local council, land owner, comporations involved and company numbers, and directors who may be personally liable.

5. Collate all the correspondence

6. Ask you doctor to provide: 
(a) evidence that RF emissions are not safe or could be a risk of harm, including the risk of fear which is a discomfort, and
(b) recommendations for remediation (eg removing celltower, removing Wifi, removing smart meter etc),
using:   BioInitiative Report: https://bioinitiative.org  and Physicians for Safe Technology: https://mdsafetech.org/

7. Obtain witnesses affirmed testimony or affidavit, e.g. a friend's cellphone visiting your home showing bars indicating reception on their phone

8. If you wish contact Building Biologist for survey, or get a specialist survey,

9. Include costs for shielding your home and yard as a compensation claim.

10. Collate all the evidence and Instruct your lawyer or attorney to form an advice for you, and give legal remedy or options etc. Most environmental acts classify EMR as a pollutant and contaminant, which require precautionary action. Local authorities may then be liable for personal injury, assault, environmental contmination, dangerous weapons,  

11. Send to the emitter and all parties.

EMR Legal Education


Other Appeals and Legal Actions etc.:






"Professor Tom Butler and the Irish Times" (247/2020, Press Ombudsman, January 7 2020)





Green Party Statement on 5G:

5G: 'Top Emerging Risk' (SwissRe), not covered by some underwriters:

5G crisis:

Phased array, directed energy:
The 5G transmitters allowed by the FCC use phased array and directed energy, giving an effective radiated power of up to 30,000 watts per 100 MHz of spectrum. Telecom companies could buy up to 3 GHz of contiguous spectrum and then emit up to 900,000 watts.

Brillouin precursors:

These 5G waves and their re-radiated quasi-static Brillouin precursors, first described by Léon Brillouin in 1914, radiate far into the human body causing severe adverse health effects. The group velocity approximation assumes that the carrier wave dominates when radiation enters lossy material, like water and human tissue. In fact the Brillouin precursors, according to  Professor Kurt Oughstun, can become the dominant factor on cell membranes, where under Brillouin calculations, using asymptotic mathematical analysis, the radiation at 50 cm deep in human brain tissue is 78 times stronger than under group velocity approximation theory. The signal can be reflected inside the skull and has been associated with brain tumors, along with a rise in breast cancer incidence recorded near phased array radar stations. Dr Oughstun commented in 2002 on secret USAF studies: " these results raise several health and safety issues that the USAF is unable—or perhaps even unwilling—to address at this time. To be sure, our current safety standards for exposure to pulsed electromagnetic radiation have failed to consider these critical factors."

​This deployment of 5G radiation could herald the end of city and downtown life as we know it.

Expert assessment of allowing 5G: 'reckless in the extreme':

  • “The new 5G wireless technology involves millimeter waves (extremely high frequencies) producing photons of much greater energy than even 4G and WiFi. Allowing this technology to be used without proving its safety is reckless in the extreme, as the millimetre waves are known to have a profound effect on all parts of the human body.”
    ​Prof. Trevor Marshall, Director Autoimmunity Research Foundation, California (ref.)

Wireless Industry beginning to recognize health dangers of 5G:
The power and locations needed for 5G wireless transmitters will make it difficult for the wireless industry to comply with many international safety limits. 

"Significant concern is emerging over the possible impact on health and safety arising from potentially much higher exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic radiation arising from 5G. Increased exposure may result not only from the use of much higher frequencies in 5G but also from the potential for the aggregation of different signals, their dynamic nature, and the complex interference effects that may result, especially in dense urban areas." 

"The 5G radio emission fields are quite different to those of previous generations because of their complex beamformed transmissions in both directions – from base station to handset and for the return. Although fields are highly focused by beams, they vary rapidly with time and movement and so are unpredictable, as the signal levels and patterns interact as a closed loop system. This has yet to be mapped reliably for real situations, outside the laboratory."

International Appeals and Fights against 5G

Belgium Appeal

A group of doctors calls for the application of the precautionary principle In the face of the massive deployment of wireless technologies, health professionals are asking the government to apply the precautionary principle to protect the population and more particularly the most vulnerable groups, including pregnant women and children.

"Where there is a risk of serious or irreversible damage, the lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing the adoption of effective measures to prevent environmental degradation ... ".
(Precautionary Principle, Rio Conference on Biological Diversity, 1992)

Canadian Appeal

German Appeal

Ireland call for 5G health review, defeated

Israel Protest



Switzerland Fight against 5G

UK Appeal

USA Appeal

USA Conference of Mayors:

USA National Associations and Leagues:

USA Cities and Counties sue FCC:

Los Angeles, Seattle, and 22 other cities and counties are suing the Federal Communications Commission over its move to limit local government fees on 5G network equipment applications.

USA:  FFC told to prove 5G is safe

Brendan Carr, a commissioner of the FCC, has been given until December 17 2018 by US Senator Richard Blumenthal and Rep. Anna Eshoo to prove that 5G is safe. The FCC's limits date from from 1996 and are based on Schwan's 1953 mistake about heating being the only effect, a hypothesis again disproved by the NTP study.

USA: Accusation of FCC of Colluding with Big Wireless

On January 24 2019, Frank Pallone, Chairman of the U.S. House Commerce Committee, sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission asking for copies of communications between the FCC and the corporations involved in the current roll out of 5th Generation (5G) cellular technology. 

The UK Register reports Pallone’s letter:
“It has come to our attention that certain individuals at the FCC may have urged companies to challenge the order the Commission adopted in order to game the judicial lottery procedure and intimated the agency would look unfavorably towards entities that were not helpful.” 

Pallone's letter claims that persons within the FCC put “pressure” on the “Big Wireless” telecommunications corporations, encouraging them to challenge a 5G-related rule in order to prevent it from ending up in a courtroom where it would likely be overturned. The goal, Pallone alleges, was to move the legal challenge out of the state of California to a more friendly judicial environment.

FCC Admits No Health Expertise:

It is extraordinary that the US agency allegedly responsible for the safety of RF communications equipment has no health expertise, It admits to relying on interested groups like the wireless industry trade organization, the IEEE, which promotes the use of wireless. The IEEE is not independent of the wireless industry, it is not primarily a health and safety organization, and it lacks physicians experienced in the diagnosis of real physiological electrosensitivity as opposed to psychological electrophobia. Some of its physicists still follow Schwan's 1953 mistake that the only adverse effect of RF is heating one degree averaged over 6 minutes, a hypothesis long invalidated by the majority viewpoint scientists.

“The FCC relies on the expertise of health and safety agencies and organizations with respect to appropriate levels of RF exposure. Our current RF exposure limits incorporate recommendations from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and other federal health and safety agencies. And these limits are derived from exposure limits recommended by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements."


How to avoid 5G: be Electrosensitive, and Protest like Firefighters
Even though the World Health Organization's IARC classifies 5G as a 2B human carcinogen, and the preliminary NTP results have already confirmed that wirless is a cancer agent, US citizens still have no right to raise health objections against 5G under the extraordinary 1996 Telecommunications Act. Yet firefighters have been given exemption from having 5G towers. This is because they protested strongly after many became electrosensitive when they previously had wireless towers on their premises, exhibiting specific electrosensitivity symptoms, as confirmed by abnormal brain scans. 

Human race: extinction approaching

Prof. Martin Pall, an expert on human effects of RF radiation warns:

  • "DNA damage known to be produced by these EMFs occur in human sperm and may also occur in human eggs, leading to large increases in mutation in any children born. It is thought that an increase in mutation frequency of 2.5 to 3-fold will lead to extinction because of accumulation of large numbers of damaging mutations. We may already be over this level, and if so, simply continuing our current exposures will lead to eventual extinction. Further increases in exposures will be more rapidly self-destructive."
                       Prof. Martin Pall: "Letter to California Legislators" (August 7 2017)
  • Prof. M Pall: "List of 134 Reviews on Non-thermal Effects of Microwave/Intermediate Frequency EMFs" (August 2017)




Sidewalk Toronto: 5G Waterfront Toronto and Sidewalks Labs Project:


  • Harald Schumann and Elisa Simantke: “Europe Ignores Possible Cancer Risk of 5G” (Tagesspiegel, January 12 2019; TBH trans. January 14 2019)
    Harald Schumann and Elisa Simantke: "How harmful is 5G really? 5G should transfer huge amounts of data quickly. But it could also harm your health. Europe's governments ignore the danger" ( Der Tagesspiegel, January 15 2019)
  • “I live in Vienna, Austria, where the 5G rollout is suddenly upon us.
    Within the last five weeks, pre-5G has been officially announced at Vienna airport and 5G at the Rathausplatz, the main square in Vienna, which attracts tens of thousands of visitors to its Christmas market each December and skating rink each January, which are special treats for children. Along with birds and insects, children are the most vulnerable to 5G depredation because of their little bodies.
    ​Friends and acquaintances and their children in Vienna are already reporting the classic symptoms of EMR poisoning: nosebleeds, headaches, eye pains, chest pains, nausea, fatigue, vomiting, tinnitus, dizziness, flu-like symptoms, and cardiac pain. They also report a tight band around the head; pressure on the top of the head; short, stabbing pains around the body; and buzzing internal organs. Other biological effects such as tumours and dementia usually take longer to manifest, but in the case of 5G, which has never been tested for health or safety, who knows?”
           Claire Edwards: “UN Staff Member says 5G is War on Humanity” (ES-Ireland, January 3 2019)


Hvar Croatia






New Zealand:


Papua New Guinea

Halt to 5G:



The Swiss Council of States on March 5 2018 refused to relax an ordinance on radiation emitted by mobile phone antennas. Switzerland will thus keep an ordinance fixing the maximum values of non-ionizing radiation that are ten times lower than in the European Union. 


In England the City of London Corporation made the extraordinary claim that King’s College stated that 5G “700MHz and 26GHz have no impact on living beings” but that “studies have not been done yet”.


Brighton & Hove:


Glastonbury Town, Wells city, Mendip District, England:

Glastonbury Festival, England:

House of Commons:

  • 5G: Health Hazards:Written question - 234268 (March 2019)
  • Chief Medical Officer for England, Professor Dame Sally Davis, in answer to Stephen Metcalfe MP, chair of the Science and Technology Committee, about the health effects of 5G (June 6 2019, Transcript question 52, Video 10:17:52):
        “We know that our present system is safe and this is only going up a bit.”

Devon County Council:

  • June 12 2019: 6 questions from members of the public asking for proof of safety of 5G and risk assessments carried out by Devon County Council.




Wells City Council minutes (November 28 2019)

UK government ignores the science showing 5G and RF is a proven cancer agent:

UK government removes local control of 5G:



216 out of 400 cities and 34 out of 57 counties opposed the bill SB 649. It was passed on July 12 2017 but vetoed by Gov. Jerry Brown on October 15 2017.




Marin County, California:

New Hampshire:

New York:

Jim Staney: "Verizon Fighting To Install 100’s of 5G Networks on Syracuse Street Lights" (PrepForThat, May 11 2019)

Petaluma, California:

Petaluma City Council in 2018 restricted placement of 5G and similar antennas to 500 feet from residences and 1,500 feet from the next tower.





Confusion over 5G and street lamps, and their health effects in Gateshead:

5G and mmW (millimeter Wave) and Terahertz radiation: Health Harm

  • Key recommendations:
    Do not proceed to roll out 5G technologies pending pre-market studies on health effects
    Re-evaluate safety standards based on long term as well as short term studies on biological effects
                 (Russell C, 2017)
  • Frequencies:

    The new ‘5G’ (5th generation wireless radiation system) will use high frequencies. The 5G frequencies will probably be in the ‘millimetre Wave’ (mmW) range of about 30-300 GHz (= 10–1 mm = 0.003-0.3 THz), and Terahertz (300-3,000 GHz = 0.3-3 THz, = 1.0-0.1 mm).

    These may include 28 GHz, and perhaps 38, 60 and 72-73 GHz. There is no agreed standard yet. Research began under NASA in 2008. The electronic weapon Active Denial uses 95 GHz (= 3 mm wavelength). At the lower end, these frequencies are not far from WiFi and other microwave uses like cellphones, including frequencies like WiFi's 5 GHz.
  • Approval and Trials:

    Trials were held in cities in the Netherlands in 2015. Larger trials are scheduled for 2017 in 11 cities in the USA and in London, England. Some states are seeking to eliminate new ​5G ​small cell Distributed Antenna System​s​ (DAS) from local control and jurisdiction. These small cells will be fitted on electric and light poles in front of businesses and residences. There is growing anger and disbelief at the disregard for the massive health problems which GHz radiation will cause so close to homes.
  • Monica Alleven: "Ericsson wants STA for supersecret 5G tests before Verizon board meeting" (Fierce Wireless, January 27 2017)
  • Kate Cox: "FCC Chair On 5G Future: “You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet.”" (Consumerist, July 9 2016)
  • Sean Kinney: "Verizon project in Palo Alto highlights challenges in scaling small cells" (RCR Wireless News, June 16 2017)

    The test results for 4G small cells in Palo Alto show that there is a major health crisis in the making. Critics argue that each small cell appears to be breaking the Nuremberg Code as regards its irradiation of passers by and local residents. Measurements show that RF/MW radiation is from 720,000 µW/m² to 1,230,000 µW/m². These levels are extremely hazardous according to Biological Safety Limits, where 1,000 µW/m² is an 'extreme hazard'. The exposure is continuous for many persons and cumulative.
  • PMG: "Palo Alto 4G Small Cells: An Extreme Health Hazard" (Scientists for Wired Technology, April 23 2017)
  • No full health evaluation for 5G:

    There was a disastrous failure to evaluate fully the health harm from wireless radiation at lower frequencies than 5G, before the release of cellphones, cellphone towers, WiFi and smart meters. All this radiation, including 5G, is now classified as a class 2B human carcinogen and is a known neurological agent. The leading international experts now say that there is sufficient evidence to reclassify it as a class 2A probable or class 1 certain human carcinogen. There has so far been no full evaluation of the health harm from 5G radiation, especially long-term effects. This implies that 5G trials, often on mainly innocent and unaware populations, may be in contravention of the Nuremberg code.
  • 5G Health Harm: 5G radiation exposure should be below limits for sensitive populations:

    5G radiation is classified as a 2B human carcinogen which experts say should now be moved to a class 2A or 1 category (see above).

    Research since the 1970s and 1980s has shown that mmW is definitely bioactive. Exposure to mmW has both harmful and therapeutic effects, depending on frequencies, type of signals, exposure strength and exposure duration. It is also well established that many of these effects are non-thermal, although some are also the result of heating. The effects can also be non-linear and are sometimes genetically based, making detailed research essential before 5G radiation is approved for public or private irradiation areas where some members of the public will be especially sensitive depending on their genetic make-up. 

    Now that real electrosensitivity is a well recognised condition (e.g. Belpomme D et al, 2015), it would be appropriate to ensure that all 5G transmitters are compliant with biological limits, such as the EUROPAEM 2016 Guidelines. The latter provide the latest safety limits for people with electrosensitivity (Belyaev I et a, 2016). It has been accepted by the WHO since 2002 that lower biological limits are required for "certain sensitive individuals" (ICNIRP) who need limits below the current heating standards.
  • Established Health risks from 5G:

    Many non-thermal effects are established, but the safety limits do not apply to them or to people especially sensitive to this type of radiation. In addition there are heating effects. The current outdated limits  apply only to these heating limits.

    It seems that mmW has harmful effects similar to other non-ionizing electromagnetic radiation. These include: gene expression and cancer, DNA changes, antibiotic effects, effects on inter-cellular communication and acupuncture points, cognitive and fetal effects, effects on calcium mechanisms, effects on the eyes, and localized heating. There are also reports of specific EHS symptoms following mmW therapeutic exposure.

    Of particular concern are elderly people and others with thin skin. Exposure at mmW is known to penetrate the outer layers of skin. Where the skin is thinner or more vulnerable or sensitive, such as where there are more sweat ducts and pores, as on the face and back of hands, such people will be particularly vulnerable to the non-thermal effects as well as thermal ones. This already seems to be the case with the higher frequencies of WiFi.

    There is also special concern over the eyes, since mmW radiation is particularly harmful to the optical system. Prolonged exposure to 5G mmW radiation needs more ophthalmic research.
  • See below for a few of the hundreds of studies on health effects of mmW and Terahertz.
  • States should put public health before wireless convenience:

    Michigan Senator Patrick Colbeck:
    "Article 4 section 51 of the Michigan Constitution States: 'the public health and the general welfare of the people of the state are hereby declared to be a matter of primary public concern. The legislature shall pass suitable laws for the protection and promotion of public health.' Despite the convenience and the enormous economic growth potential associated with the Internet of Things our primary concern as legislators is not convenience, nor economic growth. As much as I love technology as per our Michigan constitution the public health and the general welfare of the people of our state are supposed to be our primary concern". 

    "This convenience comes at a price and it comes at the price to the health of many of our citizens most notably children babies in the womb and even adults who suffer from hyper sensitivity to wireless transitions". 

    "Many of us are rightly concerned about the hazards of cigarettes, lead levels..and other harmful substances...but I regret to inform you that we need to add electromagnetic radiation from wireless technology to this list"

         Senator Patrick Colbeck: "Colbeck cites health as reason to slow ‘small cell’ rush" (March 15 2018, 6 min.)

Impact of 5G health harm admitted:

“1.7. 5G Electromagnetic Radiation and Safety
Significant concern is emerging over the possible impact on health and safety arising from potentially much higher exposure to RF EM radiation arising from 5G. Increased exposure may result not only from the use of much higher frequencies in 5G but also from the potential for the aggregation of different signals, their dynamic nature, and the complex interference effects that may result, especially in dense urban areas.
The 5G radio emission fields are quite different to those of previous generations because of their complex beamformed transmissions in both directions – from base station to handset and for the return. Although fields are highly focused by beams, they vary rapidly with time and movement and so are unpredictable, as the signal levels and patterns interact as a closed loop system. This has yet to be mapped reliably for real situations, outside the laboratory.
While the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) issues guidelines for limiting exposure to electric, magnetic and electromagnetic fields (EMF), and EU member states are subject to Council Recommendation 1999/519/EC which follows ICNIRP guidelines, the problem is that currently it is not possible to accurately simulate or measure 5G emissions in the real world.”
             Colin Blackman and Simon Forge: “5G Deployment State of Play in Europe, USA and Asia” (for the European Parliament's Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, April 2019)



5G from Space:

Fiber optic cables as safe alternative to dangerous 5G radiation

Active Denial 95GHz offensive weapon, Directed Energy Weapons:

5G censorship:

5G Technical:


A few Health Studies from hundreds:

​For evidence that microwave resonance effects depend on cell density, suggesting cell-to-cell interaction during response to exposure cells to mmW at 51.755 GHz for10 minutes, see slide 18 of:

Gene expression and cancer:

Alexandrov BS et al​, 2011Habauzit D et al​, 2014Korenstein-Ilan A et al, 2008.

DNA changes:

Alexandrov BS et al​, 2010 

Cellular apoptosis and proliferation, calcium dynamics:

Li X et al, 2010Wu G et al, 2011Li X et al, 2012; Li X et al, 2012Ye J et al, 2015

Antibiotic effects:

Soghomonyan D et al, 2016Torgomyan H et al, 2012.

Inter-cellular communication and acupuncture points, low intensity effects:

DeSmul A​, 1996Lysenyuk VP et al​, 2000Vorobyov VV et al​, 2002

Specific EHS symptoms, eg parethesia, fatigue and sleepiness:

Usichenko TI et al, 2006 

Cognitive and fetal effects:

Zhao Z et al, 1998; Zhao ZG et al, 2005

Behavioral, and histopathological changes:

Sharma A et al, 2017

Calcium mechanism:

Titushkin IA et al​, 2009 
DNA damage:

Greschner AA et al. 2019

Eyes effect:

Gandhi OP et al, 1986

Skin effects, hydration:

Alekseev SI et al, 2008 

Skin effects, sweat ducts:

Feldman Y et al, 2008Feldman Y et al, 2009; Ney M et al, 2011Tripathi SR et al, 2015; Betzalel N et al, 2017; copyBetzalel N et al, 2018

Localized heating:

Millenbaugh NJ et al, 2008Romanenko S et al​, 2014; Wu T et al, 2015Neufeld E et al, 2018; Neufeld E et al, 2019

Pakhomov AG et al, 1998; article; Wu T et al, 2015

Kositsky NN et al.: “Influence of High-frequency Electromagnetic Radiation at Non-thermal Intensities on the Human Body: A review of work by Russian and Ukrainian researchers” (No Place To Hide, Newsletter of the Cellular Phone Taskforce Inc. (Trans. P Ormsby), 2001)

Zalyubovskaya NP: "Biological Effects of Millimetre Waves" (1977, declassified 2012)

Collections of studies:

High Power Levels needed for 5G Devices:

Colombi D et al, 2015; Thors B et al, 2016

Non-thermal effects of 5G-type radiation:

Some 5G proponents pretend that 5G has only thermal effects.

In fact, many non-thermal effects have been documented.

Some bioeffects of 5G-type radiation on wildlife:​

Difficulties in 5G meeting International Safety Guidellines:

There are reports that 5G may require radiation at too high levels to meet International Safety Guidelines, such as:


5G Handset Antenna do not meet Heating Limits: User’s Exposure to be Blocked

  • “If the user’s tissue is close to a given module, the mm-wave path for that module will be blocked and the modem will select a different module and/or beam to avoid the user’s blocking effect. In this way, in practice, it is unlikely that the user would be exposed to long-duration full-power transmission …
    capacitive and proximity sensors are used to disable transmission from a given mm-wave antenna array module when a user may be located in close proximity to the module and in a direction in the module may transmit …
    for each module’s testing, portions of the measurement planes around the device are excluded from measurement, since the proximity detection system would prevent transmission if the user occupied those regions …
    for each of the principal plane directions, the PD is measured at a conservative distance of 70 mm where the proximity sensor may stop detecting the presence of user.”
    4.2.3 Beamforming; 4.2.4 Proximity Detection Scheme and Excluded Regions 
        (T56XL1: Mobile 5G MOD RF Exposure Info Power Density Simulation report_0213 Motorola Mobility LLC:          
    Power Density Simulation and Measurement Report, December 2018, Rev. 1.2)

Government strategies for 5G

These mainly omit the vital issue of health dangers of irradiating populations with an established 2B human carcinogen. They do not explain who will pay for negative health impacts or how governments will rectify the established damage to wildlife.



European Union:


New Zealand:

South Afrrica:



5G Security Risks

5G in rural areas

5G energy consumption, number of celltowers and increased costs

5G AirGig

This trial project aims to extend the reach of 5G by making 5G mm waves available on or near power lines. It apparently involves radiation shown to be harmful.

Fake News and Conspiracy Theory Propaganda

It has been proven many times that radio frequency radiation causes cancer, a fact known since 1953, and that RF radiation causes electrosensitivity, a fact known since 1932. As the propaganda for the wireless industry has become more desperate, now that the World Health Organization has classified it as a 2B human carcinogen, it has resorted to creating fake news and several conspiracy theories.

Propagandists for the wireless industry refuse to accept the majority scientific viewpoint which, since 1958 in the USSR and eastern countries and 2008 in western countries, has accepted non-thermal adverse effects from RF EMFs. One conspiracy theory (William Broad, May 12 2019) blamed RT America News for starting the reporting of adverse effects. This conspiracy theory ignored the tens of thousands of published studies proving non-thermal effects over the last six decades, long before RT America was in existence, it is clearly absurd to blame RT America for creating them long after the event. Another conspiracy theory (Sabrina Weiss, June 12 2019) blamed John Kuhles of the Danish Stop 5G Facebook Group, as though people in the US and England act only on what they read on a Danish Facebook page. Jeffrey Cole, director of The Center for the Digital Future at USC Annenberg and thus part of the wireless industry, appeared to fall totally for the original industry conspiracy theory and even drew an analogy with Andrew Wakefield in England over vaccinations, claiming that the science-based campaign against 5G "endangers lives". The CTIA also believes in the conspiracy theory, claiming the Russian government is "spreading false information about 5G and health".

One person referred to was Marvin Ziskin, a co-chair of the IEEE Committee SC-4, a minority-viewpoint organisation linked with the wireless industry which often dismisses evidence of established health outcomes like cancer and electrosensitivity. Others holding a similar minority viewpoint included Aslak Harbo Poulsen of the Danish Cancer Society, Christoffer Johansen, formerly of the Danish Cancer Society, and David Robert Grimes and Dorothy V. M. Bishop from England. None of them appeared to be experts on real electrosensitivity or suffer it themselves.

By far the majority of involved scientists now accept non-thermal affects of RF EMFs, as do the military and numerous therapeutic medical procedures.

Fake news and conspiracy theory beliefs:

Exposure of the crude wireless industry conspiracy theories:

The majority and scientific viewpoint, based on established scientific evidence: