UK News Mobile phone mast fires are investigated amid conspiracy theories linking between 5G and coronavirus

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    Mobile phone mast fires are being investigated amid conspiracy theories claiming a link between 5G and coronavirus.

    There have been fires at masts in Birmingham, Liverpool and Melling in Merseyside.

    A video, allegedly of the blaze in Aigburth, was shared on YouTube and Facebook, claiming a link between the mobile technology and Covid-19.

    Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove said it was "dangerous nonsense".

    The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport said on Twitter "there is absolutely no credible evidence" of a link, while trade body Mobile UK said such rumours and conspiracy theories were "concerning".

    Read more here. (BBC)

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