Covid-Spiracy: Old Wine in New Barrels?

How to make sense of the current COVID-19 crisis? While many people rely on official statements made by governments, scientific institutions, and experts for answering this question, others do not. Recently, the Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad1 reported on people who adhere to the conspirational theory that the current COVID-19 crisis is linked to the introduction of 5G technology. These people point, for example, to so-called 5G experiments in the province of Wuhan, China, where the current COVID-19 crisis started in 2019. The “covid-spiracy….

Achterberg, P. (2021). Covid-spiracy: Old wine in new barrels?. The New Common: How the COVID-19 Pandemic is Transforming Society, 17-22.

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