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Australian health official says COVID contact tracing is part of the “New World Order”

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On Thursday, a NSW official sparked outrage by referring to a “New World Order” that will be established once the lockdown conditions are lifted. The remark was made by Dr. Kerry Chant, the pubic health chief officer of New South Wales, while outlining new vaccine requirements for workers when the city reopens.

During a press conference, Dr. Kerry Chant, Australian public health chief, stated that Covid contact tracing is part of the “New World Order.”

The phrase ‘New World Order,’ which began trending on Twitter, has been slammed by social media, with the tech giant labelling it as part of an ‘unfounded conspiracy theory.’

“We will be looking at what contact tracing looks like in the New World Order,” Dr. Chant said. “Yes it will be pubs and clubs and other things if we have a positive case there.”

As the video goes viral on Twitter, fact-checkers rushed to clarify Dr. Kerry Chant’s choice of words: “New World Order” is a term that is frequently used to “describe times of change or cultural shift.”

Here is what Twitter shared after the phrase “New World Order” started trending on the platform:

Unfounded claims about the ‘New World Order’ conspiracy theory are shared after an Australian governmental official used the expression during a press conference on Thursday

“New South Wales Chief Health Officer Dr. Kerry Chant used the phrase during a press conference on Thursday. Fact-checkers have regularly debunked claims connected to the conspiracy theory. The phrase is commonly used to describe times of change or cultural shift.”

‘New World Order’: Video of Australian health official Dr. Kerry Chant

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While studying economics, Brendan found himself comfortably falling down the rabbit hole of restaurant work, ultimately opening a consulting business and working as a private wine buyer. On a whim, he moved to China, and in his first week following a triumphant pub quiz victory, he found himself bleeding on the floor based on his arrogance. The same man who put him there offered him a job lecturing for the University of Wales in various sister universities throughout the Middle Kingdom. While primarily lecturing in descriptive and comparative statistics, Brendan simultaneously earned an Msc in Banking and International Finance from the University of Wales-Bangor. He's presently doing something he hates, respecting French people. Well, two, his wife and her mother in the lovely town of Antigua, Guatemala.

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