Wifi study find­ings

Auckland City Harbour News - - NEWS -

A snap­shot study has shown wifi in schools does not pose a health risk to chil­dren or staff with ex­po­sures many thou­sands of times lower than the rel­e­vant stan­dard, As­so­ciate Min­is­ter of Health Jo Good­hew says. The study was done by the Min­istry of Health fol­low­ing con­cerns from some schools and par­ents over whether ex­po­sure to ra­diofre­quency fields pro­duced by wifi could cause health prob­lems, par­tic­u­larly in young chil­dren. Two wifi-en­abled New Zealand pri­mary schools took part. The study found ex­po­sures were very low, es­pe­cially when com­pared to the New Zealand Stan­dard for ra­diofre­quency fields.

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