Due to the rapid spread of the Coronavirus worldwide, where misinformation-based treatment methods are spreading, many fabricated stories about the spread of the outbreak are raising people's anxiety. ۔
Rumors have been circulating on social media in other Western countries, including the UK, that 5G and radio signals are also spreading the Coronavirus.
In the wake of such rumors, people have set fire to the 5G towers in several cities across the UK.
According to the British Broadcasting BBC, rumors have been set on fire in several cities in the UK after reports of false rumors about 5G on social media.
The report said that although the fire on 5G towers was not yet confirmed as to who set the fire on a tower, the incidents were followed by rumors on social media.
The report said that the 5 G towers in Egbirth, Birmingham, Liverpool, and Mailing were set on fire and videos of the fire being burned on those towers also went viral on social media.
According to the report, the videos on the fire on the 5G towers on social media are real, but it cannot be confirmed how the towers caught fire.
The Ministry of Science and Technology also said in its tweet after the incident that the 5 G towers were set on fire, adding that 5 G had no role in the expansion of Corona.
We are aware of inaccurate information being shared online about 5G. There is absolutely no credible evidence of a link between 5G and coronavirus— DCMS (@DCMS) April 3, 2020
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In a tweet from the ministry, the inquiries regarding 5G were also shared, making it clear that the aforementioned technology does not spread the epidemic.
In a research report shared by the government, it was claimed that the 5 G coronavirus was not transmitted, research done in this regard did not provide evidence that the aforementioned technology caused the outbreak and other diseases.
In this regard, the British newspaper The Guardian reported in its report that staff was working on the towers following rumors about 5G on Facebook and Twitter.
The report said that several celebrities on Facebook and Twitter also posted that the 5G signal is causing Corona to spread.
According to the report, the aforementioned posts were forwarded under copy and paste and the well-known personalities who shared them had millions of followers.
Only after rumors were circulated on social media that people abused and threatened the staff at these towers, including setting fire to the 5 G towers.
Meanwhile, the technology website C-Net reported in its report that after the rumors that the 5 G and radio signals were being blamed for spreading Corona on social media, the problem was created for British authorities and people reportedly. The towers were set on fire.
The report said that key 5Gures sharing rumors regarding the 5 G signal include American actors, as well as other social media personalities, which has led people to believe such rumors.
According to the report, after the rumors about 5G technology have spread, Western countries, including the UK, are facing difficulties and people are beginning to understand that not only the 5G signal but also the radio signal are causing the spread of Corona.
Citing various investigations, the report said that scientific investigations have proved that mobile signals, including radio and 5 G-signals, do not cause the spread of any disease, including cancer and corona.
It is to be noted that by the morning of April 5, the number of Corona patients worldwide increased to more than 12 million while the death toll had risen to more than 64,000; Corona's highest number of patients occurred in the United States while the deaths in Italy.