5G Dangers

“The 5G Rollout is Absolutely Insane”  Dr Martin Pall

5G Cannot Be Assumed Safe. We can no longer assume that any current or future technology, including 5G, is safe without adequate testing – because to do otherwise, is UNETHICAL.” Ronald Melnick Ph.D

5g-spectrum-1-300x3005G is the next generation of  wireless technology – to be used for faster internet, the IOT (Internet of Things), smart cities and buildings, Smart Grid, transport infrastructures, monitoring traffic and vehicles, street lights, waste management, people, connected and autonomous vehicles, drones, augmented and virtual reality applications, advanced manufacturing and for interconnecting new technologies and networks etc.   5G technology is being rolled out across the world without any pre-testing for short or long-term health effects. Despite evidence that existing wireless technology causes adverse health effects, our governments and decision makers are sanctioning what scientists and experts warn will be a serious health crisis.  The 5G network will involve the installation of millions of antennae, as well as thousands of transmitting satellites in space

(updated 29/4/2019)

In the past few weeks, councils and decision makers in the following regions have called for a moratorium on the 5G roll-out due to health effects –  Brussels, Rome, Florence and Swiss Cantons of Vaud and Geneva. Plus actions taken by some US City local governments to slow the deployment of 4G/5G antennae.  

See Also : Takebackyourpower.net – 5G The Dominoes are Starting to Fall

5G will not replace existing telecommunications, but will in part, build on existing 4G networks. In some cases, it will use existing 4G equipment and infrastrucutre. In other cases it will be a separate set of equipment alongside 4G.  4G is still being rolled out in many places.

The 5G deployment proposes to add frequencies in the microwave spectrum in the low- (0.6 GHz – 3.7 GHz), mid- (3.7GHz – 24 GHz), and high-band frequencies (24 GHz and higher) for faster communications. In some cases it will include the higher millimeter wave frequencies never before used for internet and communications technology. Millimeter waves are in the High Frequency Range and these higher frequencies do not travel far and are blocked by buildings, so the high-band systems will have to use a dense network of fixed antennae outdoors every 300 meters as well as indoor systems. These will be placed on existing infrastructure, street furniture, lamp posts , poles and even under manholes. 5G will  provide faster speeds (up to 100 times) and higher capacity transmissions to carry the massive amount of data that will be generated from the Internet of Things (IoT), driverless cars, smart cities and towns, traffic management, in hospitals and businesses, drones etc.

5G technology, like the 2G, 3G, 4G telecommunications systems, has not had pre-market testing for short or long-term health effects despite the fact that people will be exposed continuously to this further radiation. The addition of these 5G radiation frequencies to an already complex mix of wireless frequencies, will contribute to a negative public health outcome from both physical and mental health perspectives.

Currently in Ireland five mobile and internet service providers have space on the country’s 3.6GHz spectrum band, which has been identified as a primary band suitable for the introduction of 5G in Europe. This is just the beginning, as further spectrum bands are to be auctioned in the near future – 700MHz and 26GHz.  See ComReg website for more details.

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NOTE: 5G is not the same as 5GHz.     5G stands for 5th Generation technology and will use different frequencies as mentioned above.  5GHz is one of two frequency signals (as well as 2.4GHz) used in your typical wireless wifi routers/modems – which you can turn off or disable!   5g-mobile-network-is-different-from-5ghz-wifi/

Millimeter Waves

Millimeter wavelengths – between 30GHz and 300GHz (at high intensity) have been used in military applications in active denial systems (non-lethal crowd control weapons). https://ehtrust.org/key-issues/5g-networks-iot-scientific-overview

Some research on non-thermal effects has shown that millimeter wavelengths target cell membranes and have adverse biological effects as well as clinical effects such as cataracts, immune system alterations and physiological effects on the heart and blood pressure.  Betzalal et al (2018)  have demonstrated that the sweat glands  which are coiled structures in the upper layers of the skin can act as antenna receiver for 5G sub-THz band wavelengths.

Study: Human Sweat Ducts Act As ‘Antennas’ For 5G Radiation

See Here for 55 Published Literatures o  5G High Frequency, Gigahertz RF (millimeter wave) https://mdsafetech.org/5g-telecommunications-science/

Wildlife and the Environment

Environmental effects of existing RF radiation have also been ignored Wildlife/Environment. 5G will massively increase the microwave and millimeter wave radiation in our environment, and will have a detrimental effect on wildlife and trees.   5G will substantially increase exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields RF-EMF, that has already been proven to be harmful for humans, animals and the environment.  


We already know that wireless RF radiation is damaging to trees and plants with numerous studies showing this. Introducing many more wireless frequencies from 5G is bound to have a devastating effect: http://www.electricalpollution.com/documents/WirelessKillsTrees.pdf

Are Trees being Cut Down for 5G Roll-Out?

Reports are coming from all over the world and Ireland of trees and hedgerows being cut down and removed, with many believing this is for the roll-out of 5G.  No clear explanations are being given by authorities for this activity.  It is important to note that trees and foliage can interfere with and impede RF signals, and higher frequencies more so.

A White Paper from Surrey University UK demonstrates this and the necessity that tree height be at least 3 metres less than base station (or antennae/cell) height to provide reliable signal coverage of 5G. https://www.surrey.ac.uk/sites/default/files/2018-03/white-paper-rural-5G.

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government Page 10 Planning Scenarios 7.2

With thousands of extra antennae to be installed for 5G, how many trees will get in the way and have to be cut down?

As well as 5G on earth, there are plans to put 20,000 satellites in space. The intention of this is to completely cover the earth in wireless  radiation. OneWeb – Countdown to Launch 

In September 2017 the  EU 5G Appeal, signed by more than 180 scientists and doctors from 35 nations was  submitted  to the European Commission  demanding a moratorium on the increase of cell/mobile antennas for planned 5G expansion. Concerns over health effects from higher radiation exposure include potential neurological impacts, infertility, and cancer.

“We the undersigned scientists and doctors  recommend a moratorium on the roll-out of the fifth generation, 5G, for telecommunication until potential hazards for human health and the environment have been fully investigated by scientists independent from industry.  5G will substantially increase exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (RF-EMF) on top of the 2G, 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi, etc. for telecommunications already in place. RF-EMF has been proven to be harmful for humans and the environment…”  READ FULL APPEAL HERE

In 2018, an International Appeal to Stop 5G in space and on earth was launched and 27/4/2019 there are over 83,000 signatures from scientists, doctors, building biologists, engineers, citizens from at least 168 countries  https://www.5gspaceappeal.org/the-appeal/

Risks from 5G include:

  • Damage to the eyes – cataracts, retinal damage
  • Severe sweating
  • Skin damage
  • Immune system disruption
  • Metabolic disruption
  • Neurological disturbance
  • Leakage of blood brain barrier
  • Damage to sperm
  • Increased risk of cancers
  • Depression and suicide
  • Collapse of insect populations, the base of food for birds and bats
  • Rise in bacterial resistance and bacterial shifts
  • Damage to plants and trees

Dr. Martin Pall To The NIH: “The 5G Rollout Is Absolutely Insane.”:

Here is what some experts are saying about 5G:

“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 millimeter waves are known to have a profound effect on all parts of the human body.”
Prof. Trevor Marshall, Director Autoimmunity Research Foundation, California

“The plans to beam highly penetrative 5G milliwave radiation at us from space must surely be one of the greatest follies ever conceived of by mankind. There will be nowhere safe to live.”
Olga Sheean former WHO employee and author of ‘No Safe Place’

“It would irradiate everyone, including the most vulnerable to harm from radiofrequency radiation: pregnant women, unborn children, young children, teenagers, men of reproductive age, the elderly, the disabled, and the chronically ill.”
Ronald Powell, PhD, Letter to FCC on 5G expansion

“Along with the 5G there is another thing coming – Internet of Things. If you look at it combined the radiation level is going to increase tremendously and yet the industry is very excited about it…. they project 5G/IoT business to be a $7 trillion business.”
-Prof. Girish Kumar, Professor at Electrical Engineering Department at IIT Bombay

“However, no matter what the future research will show, the 5G technology will be by then fully deployed and without any possibility of reverse because the whole future life of the humanity will be based and dependent on the functioning of the 5G radiation-emitting devices. This is a unique situation in the history of the human kind when the whole human population will be exposed to man-made devices emitting non-ionizing radiation that was insufficiently tested before deployment. What is and what will be the responsibility of the scientists, decision-makers and industry leaders who permit deployment of insufficiently tested technology that will affect us all? The answer is simple – no responsibility… because if any health problems will show up in the future, these will most likely take tens of years of time to manifest and, by then the persons that currently enable deployment of insufficiently tested radiation-emitting 5G technology will be retired or the proverbial “six feet under”. Dariusz Leszczynski, PhD, DSc

“The risks to health from non-ionizing electromagnetic fields are controversial.

However, the scientific evidence that indicates grave dangers continues to grow: increase in the risk of cancer, infertility, learning and memory deficits, neurological disorders, electrohypersensitivity…

In recent years we have seen accusations by citizens groups and by scientists, researchers and experts (independent of industry) about conflicts of interest of the committees that decide on the permitted levels to which the entire population is exposed.

According to many experts more and more research points to the necessity to upgrade the classification of radio frequency radiation as a carcinogen to 2A or even to 1.

(Mobile telephony, WiFi, cordless telephones…) This together with evidence of important non-thermal biological effects reinforces the need to apply the precautionary principle in relation to lowering the levels of exposure, with special attention to the most vulnerable groups such as children.

In contrast, the march toward 5G technology involves a radical increase of levels of electromagnetic pollution. Therefore 180 doctors and scientists from 36 countries have written a letter to the European Union demanding a moratorium on its implementation.

Meanwhile the industry tries to make its message about lack of harm prevail through large investments in the media and in ill-concealed lobbying.

We think this at least merits a profound public debate.”  Arthur Firstenburg  cellphonetaskforce




What you need to know about 5G Wireless and Microcells https://ehtrust.org/wp-content/uploads/5G_What-You-Need-to-Know_International-2.pdf

Scientist & Doctors call for Moratorium on 5G Roll-out http://www.5gappeal.eu/

Small Cells, Mini Cell Towers, Wireless Facilities And Health: Letters From Scientists On The Health Risk Of 5G  https://ehtrust.org/small-cells-mini-cell-towers-health-letters-scientists-health-risk-5g/

5G And The IOT: Scientific Overview Of Human Health Risks https://ehtrust.org/5g-networks-iot-scientific-overview-human-health-risks

What you don’t know about 5G but will find out when its too late  https://truepublica.org.uk/global/what-you-dont-know-about-5g-but-will-find-out-when-its-too-late/

5G and The Internet of Things http://whatis5g.info/

5G Exposed https://www.5gexposed.com/ Worldwide information on 5G and Smart Meters

5G: Great risk for EU, U.S. and International Health! Compelling Evidence for
Eight Distinct Types of Great Harm Caused by Electromagnetic Field (EMF)
Exposures and the Mechanism that Causes Them – Prof Martin L Pall https://einarflydal.files.wordpress.com/2018/04/pall-to-eu-on-5g-harm-march-2018.pdf

New paper on 5G: Towards 5G communication systems: Are there health implications? https://www.emfacts.com/2018/02/new-paper-on-5g-towards-5g-communication-systems-are-there-health-implications/

The 5G Mass Experiment – Investigate Europe Publications https://www.investigate-europe.eu/publications/the-5g-mass-experiment/

Physicians for Safe Technology – 5G Communications Science  https://mdsafetech.org/5g-telecommunications-science/

Hundreds of birds dead during 5G experiment in The Hague, The Netherlands https://www.healthnutnews.com/hundreds-of-birds-dead-during-5g-experiment-in-the-hague-the-netherlands/

Factual Microwave Radiation Research Consumers Need To Know Before Embracing 5G https://www.activistpost.com/2018/06/factual-microwave-radiation-research-consumers-need-to-know-before-embracing-5g.html?

5G Wireless Networks Could Interfere with Weather Forecasts, Meteorologists Warn https://weather.com/news/news/2019-04-30-5g-networks-interfere-with-weather-forecasts

Radiation from Cell Phones, Wifi Are Hurting the Birds and the Bees; 5G May Make It Worse https://www.newsweek.com/migratory-birds-bee-navigation-5g-technology-electromagnetic-radiation-934830

The Problem With 5G https://uk.pcmag.com/opinion/117021/the-problem-with-5g  Even a Computer and Technology Publication is reporting about safety concerns of 5G. (Update Sept 2018. This article was removed a few weeks after publication and the author fired. Original article can now be read  HERE)

5G – 11 Reasons to be Concerned –  Lloyd Burrell https://www.electricsense.com/12399/5g-radiation-dangers/

10 Reasons for MEPs and Policitions Everywhere to Oppose 5G https://digitalsurvivor.uk/2019/02/17/10-reasons-for-meps-and-politicians-everywhere-to-oppose-5g/

5G – A Toxic Assault on the Planetary Web of Life http://treeoflifecenterus.com/5g-a-toxic-assault-on-the-planetary-web-of-life/?fbclid=IwAR0hYLd68DnuSIOq6v-mzV_Ndui3dTEU3JrOdpSEOCyv7ve4JjfSJwyopQ4

5G and The Internet of Things – A Trojan Horse – Paul Héroux, Ph.D., Professor of Electromagnetic Toxicology, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University https://maisonsaine.ca/english/5g-and-iot-a-trojan-horse.html

The Looming Health Risks of 5G Technology – Frasier, Frasier & Hickman, Attorneys at Law http://www.cellphonecancer.com/the-looming-health-risks-of-5g-technology/

New 5G Cell Towers and Smart Meters to Increase Microwave Radiation – Invade Privacy http://healthimpactnews.com/2017/new-5g-cell-towers-and-smart-meters-to-increase-microwave-radiation-invade-privacy/

More on 5G Health Effects – Environmental Health Trust https://ehtrust.org/?s=5G

5G – From Blankets to Bullets – Arthur Firstenberg http://www.cellphonetaskforce.org/5g-from-blankets-to-bullets/

Amplified EMFs coming to your neighbourhood soon – 5G – Dr Mercola https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2018/04/03/5th-generation-wireless-network.aspx

5G wireless telecommunications expansion: Public health and environmental implications  https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0013935118300161?via%3Dihub

Frightening Frequencies: The Dangers of 5G & What You Can Do About Them – Eluxe Magazine https://eluxemagazine.com/magazine/dangers-of-5g/

Citizens Up in Arms Against 5G Wireless Technology Roll-Out: Are Their Concerns Justified? – Lloyd Burrell http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/citizens-arms-against-5g-wireless-technology-roll-out-are-their-concerns-justifie

“5G Wireless Radiation Violates Human Rights and Nuremberg Code of Ethics!” https://ourgreaterdestiny.wordpress.com/2017/08/10/5g-wireless-radiation-violates-human-rights-and-nuremburg-sic-code-of-ethics/

5G Exposed  https://www.5gexposed.com/

Arthur Firstenberg – 5G from Space (audio)  https://beta.prx.org/stories/248832#description

Letter to Elon Musk from concerned German scientists https://www.radiationresearch.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Elon-Musk-englisch.pdf

Dr Naomi Wolf on 5G https://www.activistpost.com/2018/06/dr-naomi-wolf-posts-on-social-media-about-5g-small-cell-towers-in-nyc

Everything You Need to Know About 5G https://spectrum.ieee.org/video/telecom/wireless/everything-you-need-to-know-about-5g (EXCEPT THE HEALTH EFFECTS)