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EU 5G Appeal – Scientists warn of potential serious health effects of 5G

In an appeal to the European Union, more than 180 scientists and doctors warn about the danger of 5G, which will lead to a massive increase in involuntary exposure to wireless radiation. The scientists urge the EU to follow Resolution 1815 of the Council of Europe, asking for an independent task force to reassess the health effects. “We, the undersigned scientists, 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 [...]

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Cyprus removes Wi-Fi from kindergartens and halts wireless deployment into public elementary schools

Cyprus Minister of Education issues new Decree to minimize wireless radiation exposure to children in schools and require parental consent Update: Cyprus Brochure on Electromagnetic Fields in English Source: Environmental Health Trust The Cyprus Minister of Education and Culture issued a Decree on January 31, 2017, marked “urgent” to all Directors of Kindergartens and Primary Schools, with specific measures to eliminate and minimize wireless radiation exposure to children in schools. “We have taken the decision to have the wireless network Wi-Fi disabled in all Public kindergartens in Cyprus,” reads the Decree. Wireless is to be removed from all Cyprus kindergartens, and wireless [...]

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Bioinitiative working group issues a no confidence letter to the WHO emf programmanager

BioInitiative Working Group Issues a “No Confidence” Letter to the WHO EMF Program Manager (2016.12.19) The BioInitiative Working Group has advised the World Health Organization’s Dr. Emilie van Deventer that the membership composition of the RF Environmental Health Criteria Core Group is unacceptable. WHO is urged to make changes to the WHO RF EHC Core Group membership to more fairly reflect membership and expertise of the 2011 IARC RF Working Group. At present the WHO RF EHC Core Group is indistinguishable from ICNIRP (1, 2) undermining credibility of the process and ensuring doubt about conclusions. Read the Letter from the Bioinitiative [...]

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Advice from Cyprus government committee for the Safety of the Environment and Children’s Health

The Council of Ministers of Cyprus established the National Committee for the Safety of the Environment and Children’s Health in 2004 (orig. In Greek). The Committee’s mission is to protect the fetus and the child from health threats in the environment, to promote normal physical, mental and emotional growth. This is a prerequisite for a healthy future for our children. Recently, the Committee issued an excellent educational video in which the use of wireless devices by children is strongly discouraged. Advice of The Cyprus National Committee on Environment and Children's Health Educational video for pregnant women about minimizing exposure to electromagnetic radiation. Protect the [...]

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Canadian Parliament recalls Health Canada on Health Risks of Electromagnetic Radiation

The Standing Committee on Health of the House of Commons in the Canadian Parliament issued a report on radio frequency electromagnetic radiation and health in June, 2015. The Committee held public hearings regarding Health Canada’s Safety Code 6 recommended limits on safe human exposure to radio frequency (RF) radiation. Witnesses testified to the Committee or submitted briefs that raised concerns about the adequacy of Safety Code 6 to protect the population from health risks due to RF radiation. Concerns were raised that the Royal Society of Canada’s review of Safety Code 6 for Health Canada was biased. That the review excluded 140 [...]

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Council of Europe advice on health risks of electromagnetic radiation

The document on the Council of Europe website: Resolution 12608 and press release resolution 1815 Link to Resolution 12608 in PDF file (alternate with markings). The Council of Europe, known from the European Convention on Human Rights, published a report on 6 May 2011 under the chairmanship of Jean Huss on the dangers to public health of electromagnetic fields. The committee calls for the lowering of exposure limits. The committee goes further than that: it recommends removing all wireless equipment from classrooms and calls for special measures to be taken to protect people who are sensitive to electromagnetic radiation, including the setting [...]

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