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“This is quite scary to think about,” says woman who allegedly suffered from microwave sickness on the day telecommunication company Hey turned on the first 5G-ready IOT in the Faroes

A woman in her 20s, who wants to remain anonymous, has told Faroese website Erbylgjufelagid.fo about her horrifying experience on February 26 2019 – the day Faroese telecommunication company Hey turned on the first 5G-ready IOT in the Faroe Islands.

A woman in her 20s, who wants to remain anonymous, has told Faroese website Erbylgjufelagid.fo about her horrifying experience on February 26, 2019 – the day Faroese telecommunication company Hey turned on the first 5G-ready IOT in the Faroe Islands.

The woman claims that she suffered from microwave sickness on February 26.

She wrote the following to Erbylgjufelagið in February:

“I have a phone which can connect to the 5G network, and yesterday I began feeling pain in my middle back. The pain started in the middle of the back, and from there it went up to the upper back. First, I had to bow down and then I had to sit because it was so painful. I also found it difficult to breath and I had a headache.

Today I found out why this is happening. Whenever I turn on the 5G connection, this pain comes almost immediately – and it goes away when I turn it off. This makes sense because I found out the day after that Hey has just turned on its mobile 5G network. I Googled it and came to the conclusion that I suffer from microwave sickness.

This is quite scary to think about,” the woman concluded.

In an appeal to the European Union, more than 180 scientists and doctors from 36 countries warn about the danger of 5G. They emphasize that 5G will lead to a massive increase in involuntary exposure to electromagnetic radiation.

According to Jrseco.com, the scientists urge the EU to follow Resolution 1815 of the Council of Europe, asking for an independent task force to reassess the health effects.

“We, the undersigned scientists, recommend a moratorium on the roll-out of the fifth generation, 5G, for telecommunication until potential hazards for human health and the environment have been fully investigated by scientists independent from industry. 5G will substantially increase exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (RF-EMF) on top of the 2G, 3G, 4G, WiFi etc. for telecommunications already in place. RF-EMF has been proven to be harmful for humans and the environment.”

Read more: 5G internet in 2020

Article updated/erratum: 23.55, 12 March 2019 (headline and 1st paragraph, Hey did not turn on its mobile 5G network on February 26, 2019. On February 26, 2019 Hey turned on the first 5G-ready IOT – 5G-klára tólnet – in the Faroe Islands.)

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