Scenes across the United Kingdom show conspiracy theorists turned arsonists burning some 50 5G cell towers after the conspiracy theory linking the coronavirus pandemic to cell phone use picked up steam.

It’s not just the cell towers either. According to ABC News, telecom engineers are being abused on the job as well. The trade group Mobile UK reports that engineers there have been subjected to at least 80 attacks since the COVID lockdown. But the belief in the anti-5G conspiracy theory is not dying down despite the best efforts of public health experts and technology experts, respectively.