Coronavirus: Eamonn Holmes criticised for ‘unknown damage’ with 5G conspiracy comments

Derrick Santistevan

TELEVISION speaker Eamonn Holmes has actually been criticised for comments about 5G and the coronavirus.

The speaker of ITV’s Today show had actually stated it was “very easy” to dismiss the conspiracy theory that declares a link in between the technology and the health problem “because it suits the state narrative”.

His words followed another speaker Alice Beer had actually explained the conspiracy theories as “ridiculous” and “incredibly stupid”.

Holmes, 60, had actually responded: “It’s very easy to say it is not true because it suits the state narrative”.

He added: “I absolutely concur with whatever you are stating however what I do not accept is mainstream media instantly slapping that down as not true when they do not understand it’s not true.

“No-one should attack or damage or do anything like that but it’s very easy to say it is not true because it suits the state narrative.”

The speaker added: “That’s all I would say, as someone with an inquiring mind.”

Amongst those who criticised Holmes was Brendan Wren, teacher of microbial pathogenesis at the London School of Health and Tropical Medication.

Prof Wren stated: “I welcome enquiring minds but this needs to be based on some fact and not pedalled as a conspiracy, as this causes untold damage.”

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Dr Michael Head, senior research study fellow in global health at the University of Southampton, added: “The world of contagious illness specialists, covering a large range of disciplines, backgrounds, countries and companies are unified because we understand how transmission of an infection works.

“Holmes is not understood for his clinical competence and appears to have extremely little in the method of appropriate credentials, experience or any type of composed track record in peer-reviewed journals.”

Dr Simon Clarke, associate teacher in cellular microbiology at the University of Reading, dismissed claims that COVID-19 is triggered by 5G signals as “total rubbish”.

He stated: “The viewpoints of the mainstream media or the state barely entered the argument; many medical professionals and researchers all over the world have actually stated that the illness is triggered by an infection, something entirely various to a mobile phone signal.”

More than 11,000 people with coronavirus have actually passed away in UK health centers, amongst practically 120,000 deaths worldwide.

Holmes has actually protected his comments, stating he “didn’t spread out” the conspiracy theory, adding: ” I schedule the right to question and listen”.

ITV has actually been approached for comment.

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