7 oktober 2019

Horizon magazine

Is 5G bad for your health? It’s complicated, say researchers

The fifth generation of mobile internet is fast approaching.
Countries such as Switzerland, the UK and Germany are already rolling out next generation networks. 5G is projected to be 100 times faster than 4G and would allow new technologies such as connected cars and augmented reality to flourish. But despite the big promises, concerns about its potential health effects are also growing.


‘In total we’re tracking 290,000 people across Europe, who we consult every five years,’ said Professor Hans Kromhout, an epidemiologist at Utrecht University in the Netherlands who works on the Dutch chapter of COSMOS.

Het volledige bericht is verschenen in het Horizon magazine op 7 oktober.