Letter: Mobile phone threat
The principle which has regularly been applied in the past is to assume safety until the contrary is proved. The cases of thalidomide and cigarette smoking are lamentable examples.
Once a risk of serious injury has been shown to be reasonably in prospect, surely the burden of proof should be the other way, and we need strong evidence of safety before recommending indiscriminate use to continue. Can the NRPB provide such evidence?
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