Google, Amazon, and eBay- the three tech giants claimed to have removed dozens of products claiming to protect people from 5G.
The Ministry of Science alerted these tech giants about the sale of products like the hijab and an anti-radiant baseball cap that are being sold up to £5,000. The sellers are cashing in on the conspiracy linking 5G to coronavirus.
The sellers are claiming these products will protect people from harmful radiations of 5G hence will lower the risk of people catching coronavirus.
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— Report Minds (@Reportminds) April 19, 2020
The advertisement of these products on these websites insinuate that people continue to believe in these 5G linked coronavirus conspiracy theories despite denial from scientists and researchers. The three online marketing websites claim to have removed these products.
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Last week, The British government on Wednesday dismissed a TV presenter’s claim that there could be a link between 5G technology and coronavirus as ‘complete nonsense’.
The 5G conspiracy theory, spread widely on social media, has already led to new telecoms mast being set alight in Ireland at the weekend.
These conspiracy theories linking 5G with coronavirus have been spreading on social media for the past several weeks. Proponents of the theory argue that 5G signals disturb the architecture of human DNA and weaken man’s immunity.
Britons taking hardline attitude on China over Covid-19, finds new poll
• 83% want UK to push for intl inquiry into China's handling of outbreak
• 74% think Chinese gvt to blame for disease spread
Survation poll (April 15-16) commissioned by @HJS_Orghttps://t.co/Ot84FxCvQg
— Lucy Fisher (@LOS_Fisher) April 20, 2020
Most, like Dr Thomas Cowan, MD, of United States, argue that this is an unintended consequence of 5G but there are others – like the boxer Amir Khan – who have started believing that this was a plan to eradicate elderly depending on social services. Dr Thomas Cowan and other scientists suspect that major outbreaks of pandemics like the ‘Spanish Flu’ of 1918 have coincided with the use of newer wireless technologies.
Reeling on with uncontrolled health crisis of coronavirus ravaging the UK and even affecting its premier Boris Johnson, has left the populace perturbed and furious.
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Hence, the statements of top government officials followed to cool off the furious Britons, urged people to maintain sanity and do not fall for unfounded baseless assertions.
The medical director urged not to harm the 5G technology and internet since it is critical for people to keep themselves engaged amid a lockdown.