BBC tech reporter Rory Cellan-Jones reveals Parkinson's diagnosis

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by Josh Hall

Rory Cellan-Jones, the BBC's popular technology correspondent, has said that he is suffering from Parkinson's disease.

The journalist tweeted about his diagnosis this morning, after viewers commented on his hand shaking during a report on the launch of the UK's first 5G network.

He said: "I'm getting good treatment and the symptoms are mild right now - so I'm carrying on as normal."

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Many Twitter users expressed their concern about Cellan-Jones health after this morning's clip aired.

Since the reporter revealed his diagnosis, dozens took to the platform to send their best wishes, including Labour MP Rupa Huq.

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Cellan-Jones' 5G segment was reportedly the first to be conducted over a 5G network. But ironically, the broadcast was delayed because the crew's router used up its data allowance.

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