- In this era of corona epidemic, all the fake news is also spread everywhere. There is one such claim, the spread of corona due to 5G testing.
- There has been a lot of fake news on social media regarding this, in which it is being claimed that testing of 5G network is behind the fast growing corona virus outbreak in India.
- In this viral post related to 5G tower testing, it is being claimed that the second wave of corona has come due to this and due to this people are having trouble breathing.
- While on one hand the government is approving all companies for 5G testing, on the other hand a message is becoming increasingly viral on social media claiming that the corona epidemic has come due to 5G testing.
- It is being claimed in this message that the second wave of COVID-19 in India has come due to the testing of 5G towers.
- It states that, “Just as old-generation mobile networks (4G) killed birds, so will 5G networks kill animals and humans.”
- Along with this, there is a protest against the installation of these towers in this post.
- However, no proof of any kind has been given in this viral post.
- In the audio message of 1 minute 20 seconds, it is being said about the testing of 5G network in the country.
- It is being said in the viral audio message that due to 5G testing, the corona virus is spreading rapidly in India.
- Along with this, it is being claimed that there is no disease like corona, but it is the result of testing of 5G technology (5G technology).
- The Quint wrote in its report that 5G testing in India is in both these early stages and minor tests related to it are being done now.
- The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Ministry of Health have said that there is no evidence of Covid-19 cases and deaths being linked to the 5G network.
- PIB Fact Check has termed this claim as fake. PIB has written, ‘In an audio message, it is being claimed that 5G network is being tested in the states due to which people are dying and it is being named as Kovid 19. #PIBFactCheck: This claim is fake. Please don’t spread confusion by sharing such fake messages.
- WHO has already rejected this claim related to 5G technology and Corona.
- Experts say that it has been proved in medical science that Kovid-19 is a virus and its infection has taken the form of a global pandemic.
- SP Kochhar, Director General, Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) said in a statement- ‘We would like to make it clear that there is no truth in these rumours. We appeal to people not to accept such baseless misinformation as true. 5G networks have already started in many countries in the world and people are using these services with safety.
This claim is being made in the viral message
- A viral message is written in Hindi and it is being claimed that the second wave of Corona has come due to the testing of 5G towers.
- With this it is also being said that its radiation makes the air poisonous, due to which people are having trouble breathing.
Along with this, a list was also given regarding the side effects of 4G, 5G radiation and also people are being asked to oppose this technology.
- This image and some similar text are being shared on Facebook, Twitter and other social media, without knowing the truth of which people are sharing it continuously. In