Two new scientific reviews from Australian researchers have found no evidence of adverse health effect from radio waves used in 5G.
6 April 2021
In the first review, researchers from Swinburne University of Technology and the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) examined 138 studies on low-level radio waves above 6 GHz including experimental studies on the biological effects of low-level millimetre waves and epidemiological studies on exposure to radar which used radio waves similar to 5G.
Their second review re-analysed the experimental studies on low-level millimetre waves to assess any biological effects. This review found that where studies reported biological effects, these results were not able to be independently replicated and the research methods used were low quality.
The findings of the two reviews remain consistent with national and international radiation health and safety guidelines which deem low-level radio waves, such as those used by 5G, are safe for public exposure.