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How a Virus Conspiracy Theory Fueled Arson and Harassment in Britain

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

A false idea linking the spread of the coronavirus to 5G wireless technology has spurred more than 100 incidents this month, officials said.
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5G is not linked to the coronavirus pandemic in any way. Here's the science

5G is not linked to the coronavirus pandemic in any way. Here's the science

5 hours ago   |   Space

A conspiracy theory claiming 5G can spread the coronavirus is making the rounds on social media. Peddling such misinformation is not only wrong, it's destructive.
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5G Networks And COVID-19 Coronavirus: Here Are The Latest Conspiracy Theories

17 hours ago   |   Forbes

One theory even claims that £20 notes include a secret message about 5G and coronavirus.
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5G-coronavirus conspiracy theory is being boosted by organized disinformation campaign

1 day ago   |   Fortune

A conspiracy theory linking 5G technology to the outbreak of the coronavirus is quickly gaining momentum, with celebrities including actor Woody Harrelson promoting the idea...
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John Cusack is latest star to push conspiracy theory linking 5G to coronavirus

John Cusack is latest star to push conspiracy theory linking 5G to coronavirus

2 days ago   |   New York Post

Cusack, 53, never specified the dangers he fears - but his attack came amid a growing conspiracy linking the network with the global spread of the coronavirus.
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Celebs do harm by spreading outlandish theories

2 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Disasters on a national and global scale are catnip to conspiracy theorists. Rational minds, however, can be counted on to step up to the mic and debunk the latest screed from...
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Oppo claims world's first phones with 5G VoNR video and voice calling

Oppo claims world's first phones with 5G VoNR video and voice calling

2 days ago   |   Venture Beat

China's Oppo plans to be the first mobile phone brand to support Voice over New Radio , an enhanced standard for 5G video and voice calls.
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Coronavirus-5G conspiracy theory linked to cellphone tower fires

2 days ago   |   NY Daily News

Multiple cellphone towers in the United Kingdom were attacked and damaged in what many believe are linked to a coronavirus-5G conspiracy theory. Towers owned by BT, Britain's...
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Does 5G cause or spread the coronavirus? Here's what experts say

3 days ago   |   Fortune

Subscribe to Outbreak , a daily roundup of stories on the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on global business, delivered free to your inbox. Online conspiracy theories...
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Facebook taking 'aggressive steps' to quash 5G conspiracy theories

Facebook taking 'aggressive steps' to quash 5G conspiracy theories

3 days ago   |   iMore

But rules won't apply to stories that simply further the conspiracy... What you need to know Facebook has vowed tougher measures to suppress false conspiracy theories about 5G...
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Drums, dancers livestream as coronavirus moves powwows online

Drums, dancers livestream as coronavirus moves powwows online

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World War II veteran, 99, set to return home after beating coronavirus

World War II veteran, 99, set to return home after beating coronavirus

A 99-year-old vet who survived being a Nazi prisoner of war has recovered from the coronavirus, and will return to his home in England Friday, hospital officials said. Albert... Read more ...

IRS Launches New Way For People To Get Coronavirus Rebates

IRS Launches New Way For People To Get Coronavirus Rebates

The new online portal is a way for people to give the government bank account information if they don't normally file a federal tax return. Read more ...

XFL suspends operations, lays off entire staff over coronavirus

XFL suspends operations, lays off entire staff over coronavirus

Less than a month after cancelling the remainder of its return season, the XFL informed its employees they have been laid off and the fledgling football league is suspending... Read more ...

Still climbing: Covid-19 death toll reaches 100,000 worldwide - AFP

Still climbing: Covid-19 death toll reaches 100,000 worldwide - AFP

The number of deaths from the novel coronavirus has reached 100,000 globally, according to figures compiled by the AFP news agency, while the number of confirmed cases is... Read more ...

Apple and Google announce partnership to help track COVID-19 infections

Apple and Google announce partnership to help track COVID-19 infections

Apple and Google are partnering up in a huge way. What you need to know Apple and Google are partnering to fight COVID-19. The companies are working on technology to help with... Read more ...

Coronavirus death toll surpasses 100,000 worldwide

Coronavirus death toll surpasses 100,000 worldwide

The grim figures were released by Johns Hopkins University, which began tracking deaths caused by the disease since it first emerged in China in December. Read more ...

Trump administration seeks bipartisan coronavirus negotiations with Congress

Trump administration seeks bipartisan coronavirus negotiations with Congress

The Trump administration has agreed to begin bipartisan talks on the next tranche of aid money for coronavirus relief, according to Senate Minority Leader Chuck... Read more ...

Fauci says coronavirus hospitalizations are dropping because social...

Fauci says coronavirus hospitalizations are dropping because social distancing is working

While social distancing and sheltering in place appear to be working, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio cautioned that people shouldn't let down their guard. Read more ...

Pennsylvania moves ahead with plan to release some state prison inmates

Pennsylvania moves ahead with plan to release some state prison inmates

Gov. Tom Wolf is issuing an executive order on Friday to authorize the early release of up to 1,800 inmates from Pennsylvania state prisons in an effort to minimize the spread... Read more ...