John Mc Hagan from Publc Health England asserted that the white-led lights used for street illumination that replaced the incandescent bulbs are known to be an issue for health because of the possible high content in blue light which leads to retinal damage and also because of the high frequency of switching on and off (flickering) which could be as high as 100 times per second causing headaches, migraines and feelings of malaise in sensitive people. (see Public Health England issues LED street lighting warning )
Revealed: 5G rollout is being stalled by rows over lampposts (The Guardian. MY 2019)
Natural health expert and Mercola.com founder Dr. Joseph Mercola interviews Dr. Alexander Wunsch about the effects of light-emitting diode (LED) lighting on the retina and mitochondria in the cells.
Dr. Robert Hanson shows that the short wave length of LED and CFL are scientifically attested to cause cataract and macular degeneration. Banning of incandescent bulbs does not consider the health and safety of population. The LED street lights destroy melatonin, thus affect sleep and capacity of recovery of the body.