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Here's what we know about the bizarre coronavirus 5G conspiracy theory that is leading people to set cellphone masts on fire

Business Insider Wednesday, 6 May 2020
Here's what we know about the bizarre coronavirus 5G conspiracy theory that is leading people to set cellphone masts on fire· A bizarre new conspiracy theory links new 5G technology, which will increase mobile connectivity speeds, with the coronavirus outbreak.
· Proponents of the theory have set phone masts on fire and harassed telecoms engineers laying fiber-optic cables in the UK.
· The baseless theory has been circulating on social media...
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News video: Why the 5G coronavirus conspiracy theory is false

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Conspiracy theories linking 5G technology to coronavirus have resulted in dozens of phone masts across the UK being vandalised in recent weeks. Theories about the dangers of 5G had already been circulating, despite regulators confirming that the radiation levels of the new technology are well within...

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