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Examining Michael Baker’s pandemic policies

Summarised by Centrist

NZDSOS criticise Michael Baker, a public health physician and professor in New Zealand, for his role as a media spokesperson and his advocacy for measures such as masking and lockdowns during the COVID pandemic. NZDSOS accuses Baker of promoting fear and exaggerated claims about disease control, including the efficacy of masks and mRNA vaccines.

Baker’s associations with global organisations like the World Health Organization (WHO) and his passion for concepts like “One Health” and “sustainability”, indicate an allegiance to a specific ideology. The potential impact on human rights, democracy, and national sovereignty are concerning to them. 

There’s also questions about the motivations behind Baker’s recommendations and alleged conflicts of interest, particularly regarding pharmaceutical interests. They argue that Baker’s stance on pandemic control contradicts established evidence in the field of public health. 

Read more over at NZDSOS

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