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Jean Huss: "Information from the WHO confirms the potential danger of electromagnetic fields"

Strasbourg, 01.06.2011 – "I welcome yesterday's announcement by the WHO International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) that mobile phone use should be classified as possibly carcinogenic to humans," today declared Jean Huss (Luxembourg, SOC), author of the report on the potential dangers of electromagnetic fields and their effect on the environment, which resulted in a Resolution adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) last Friday.

"The information from the WHO confirms the contents of my report," he added. "I wish to underline the need for reinforced protection of children and for active prevention measures. Awareness-raising campaigns targeting teachers and parents should be implemented rapidly, warning of the risks of prolonged use of mobile phones by children from an early age," Mr Huss concluded.