Heard some rumours about 5G and COVID-19? Here’s how they spread.
The global rollout of 5G has spawned wild conspiracy theories, and the coronavirus pandemic was the perfect environment for them to spread.
Around Australia, a vocal band of activists have joined a worldwide protest movement against the arrival of the next generation in wireless technology known as 5G. They claim 5G is an invisible and potentially deadly health hazard, blaming the radiation emitted by the technology for a range of long-term health problems.
Four Corners investigates these claims, exploring how the technology works and examining the scientific studies undertaken into whether the technology is actually a threat to our health.