Radiation sickness sufferers are fighting to have their condition recognised as a disability, as Jessica Learmond-Criqui explains
5G has been described in exciting terms, with the ability to deliver mobile communications to every part of the UK, enabling self-drive cars to be a reality, and fridges and washing machines communicating with supermarkets to or-der more supplies.
It enables 3-second video downloads, real-time surveillance and real-time remote medical help to those in need – and other applications not yet invented.
But what does disability have to do with this thrilling new frontier? The answer is – electrohypersensitivity (EHS), a term which will be new to most people.
EHS is also referred to as radio wave sickness, microwave sickness and radiation sickness.
Reported symptoms are many and include...