5G is safe – and won’t turn you into your favourite superhero – the international body in charge of limiting exposure to radiation has confirmed in its first guideline update in 22 years.
The International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) has released new guidelines addressing the fears and concerns that surround 5G.
The main changes include a restriction for exposure of 5G frequencies above 6 GHz to the whole body, a restriction for brief exposures to small regions of the body and a reduction of the maximum exposure permitted over a small region of the body.
These restrictions apply primarily to mobile devices and not 5G masts and infrastructure.
“The most important thing for people to remember is that 5G technologies will not be able to cause harm when…