Dr Sarah Starkey | Children Most At Risk From Wireless Radiation
Dr Sarah Starkey, MSc (Neuropharmacology), PhD (Neuroscience), previously neuroscience research (pharmaceutical industry), currently Independent Neuroscience and Environmental Health Research, has submitted evidence on the scientific evidence the health impact of wireless radiation has upon children.
In a statement dated December 2017, three years before the Coronavirus Bill made it a criminal offence to criticise government policy, she stated that:
“Radiofrequency exposures of babies and young children have particularly increased over the past 7 years or so, with the introduction of iPads, parents giving children smart phones, body-worn devices aimed at babies or children, introduction of smart TVs, etc.
Further increasing wireless exposures with 5G, the internet of things, smart meters, driverless cars etc may result in more neurodevelopmental/neurological problems being identified in children or adults. […]
The UK ignored the call from the Council of Europe in 2011 to prefer wired connections (not Wi-Fi) in schools and to put in place information and awareness-raising campaigns on the risks of potentially harmful long-term biological effects, especially “targeting children, teenagers and young people of reproductive age”182.
The UK has taken no action to protect the public following the classification by the World Health Organization (WHO).
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) of all radiofrequency signals as a possible human carcinogen183. Indeed, PHE is withholding appropriate specialist advice by having no mention of the IARC classification of radiofrequency signals on its current website.
The UK has not yet listened to the concerns of scientists from around the world who are calling for action to better protect the public from radiofrequency radiation184.
In the UK it is now commonplace for parents, carers, workers in early years settings or schools, to give babies, toddlers, children or young people wireless tablet computers, smart phones or body-worn devices to play with/use and to expose them to signals from Wi-Fi access points, baby monitors or similar radiofrequency-emitting transmitters.
Pregnant women use wireless devices, and live, work and travel in wireless environments, exposing the developing foetuses to the radiofrequency signals.
New technologies, including 5G, are being developed, promoted (and in some cases supported with tax payers’ money) which will dramatically increase the radiofrequency exposures of babies, children and young people.
There can be no informed consent from babies, children or young people to the damaging effects of wireless signals, they are dependent upon adults to safeguard them from harm.
Interventions are needed to protect children from the harmful effects of wireless radiofrequency signals.”
The full statement can be read here, including copious citations supporting her conclusions: