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MISINFORMATION: 5G & HEALTH

11.08.2020
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By Russell Seekins

On 27 May 2020 the IIC hosted a webinar on “5G & health misinformation amid COVID-19: The facts and how to communicate them” which considered how industry and regulators are responding to renewed public concerns about whether 5G may pose health risks.

The panel considered what it is about 5G itself that is generating so much concern and discussed the scientific evidence, ongoing monitoring and means by which the facts should be communicated quickly and effectively to tackle misinformation and provide greater reassurance to citizens.

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Conspiracy theories mutated during the pandemic. Communicating the facts is a shared endeavour that requires mutually reinforcing activities.

Intermedia Issue:
Vol 48 Issue 2
Issue Date:
July 2020
Theme:
Infrastructure and Spectrum, Privacy, Safety, Security
Region:
Europe, Asia Pacific
Russell Seekins Russell Seekins Partner, Re:Strategy

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