Congress is launching an investigation into the World Health Organization (WHO) after details emerged of the United Nations health body’s disturbing Orwellian plan to combat so-called “misinformation.”
The WHO’s pandemic prevention initiative, the Preparedness and Resilience for Emerging Threats (PRET), pushes plans to use “social listening surveillance systems” to monitor the public’s speech for “misinformation.”
However, PRET has been met with a backlash as more people start to push back against unelected bodies who are trying to suppress speech and potentially override sovereignty.
PRET aims to “guide countries in pandemic planning,” according to documents from the UN agency.
It states that the WHO is working to “incorporate the latest tools and approaches for shared learning and collective action established during the COVID-19 pandemic.”
The PRET document describes “misinformation” as a “health threat.”
It also refers to this vague term as being part of a larger “infodemic.”
“Infodemic is the overabundance of information – accurate or not – which