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FACT CHECK: No, The WHO Has Not Unveiled A ‘Global Police Force’

post shared on facebook The World Health Organization (WHO) claims to have launched a “world police”.

Verdict: False

The claim is false and stems from a January 18 article published on The People's Voice, a website known for spreading “fake news.” A WHO spokesperson denied the validity of this claim in an email to Check Your Fact.

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The WHO estimates that new cancer cases will increase by 77% by 2050. CBS News. The report said the statistics were based on the organization's recent report, which surveyed 115 countries.

“WHO unveils 'global police' to arrest citizens who post independent media online,” the Facebook post claims.

This claim is false and here's why. Articles from January 18th It was published on The People's Voice, a website known for spreading “fake news.” “Disclaimer of Liability” included in “Disclaimer” of the siteterms of service” page states that “we make no representations about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, and accuracy of the information, software, products, services, and related graphics contained on the site for any purpose.” I am.

The site, previously known as “NewsPunch” and “YourNewsWire,” is said to be “one of the most prominent purveyors of fake news online,” according to one source. Mashable articles from 2019. (Related: No, WEF isn't declaring war on coffee over carbon emissions)

This article includes videos of WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaking at the 2024 meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. The article claims that Ghebreyesus discussed “Disease It will make it possible to criminalize freedoms and imprison people who share so-called 'misinformation' online.” ”

video shared on YouTube According to the Associated Press, Ghebreyesus actually discussed “Disease X” at this year's WEF conference.review of WHO Pandemic Agreement However, there is no mention of the establishment of a “world police”.

Similarly, we found “Check the facts” There are no reliable reports to support the claim. In fact, the opposite is true.Lead story too Error exposed Label the claim falsely. Furthermore, the WHO I haven't done it publicly commented on About the claim.

A WHO spokesperson denied the validity of this claim in an email to Check Your Fact.

“The World Health Organization leads and supports global efforts to achieve better health for all. By bringing together countries, people and partners, we help everyone, everywhere. “We strive to provide equal opportunities to live safe and healthy lives. We have no connection with law enforcement or arrests. That allegation is categorically false,” the spokesperson said.

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