Global Trends 2020

Coronavirus infects 5G conspiracy theories in the UK

Existing conspiracy theories in the UK about threats to health from the rollout of 5G internet have evolved to include the claim that the technology spreads Coronavirus. The UK communications regulator has warned broadcasters who repeat these baseless theories on air will be sanctioned.

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/media/2020/apr/02/uk-media-outlets-told-not-to-promote-baseless-5g-coronavirus-theories

The Future of Health

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way people manage their health. It has challenged our medical systems and driven demand for new solutions. However, our data suggests these changes are not new but rather an acceleration of existing trends.