The Harmful Health Effects Of Airport Scanners, According To Experts

A man inside a full-body scanner being trialled at Charles-de-Gaulle airport

‘Despite the Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) assertion that airport full-body and x-ray scanners aren’t hazardous to human health, several studies insist otherwise. In addition to privacy concerns, a controversial study by ProPublica explained that “backscatters” scanners — imaging device that x-rays the human body as it passes through it — were dangerous to our health because they used ionizing radiation.’

A recent report posted in Collective Evolution explains that this radiation can cause among others, cancer, fertility and fetal development problems.


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