NCIRS statement on falsified court transcript being shared on social media


We are aware of misinformation being shared online and on social media platforms regarding NCIRS Director Professor Kristine Macartney’s recent appearance as an expert witness in a case before the Supreme Court of New South Wales. A falsified court transcript has been shared that misrepresents the responses Professor Macartney provided to a series of questions.

The responses in these online articles and posts attributed to Professor Macartney are fabricated. They do not reflect what Professor Macartney said, the official court transcript, expert opinion or fact.

We encourage you to rely on reputable sources of information to help you make informed choices and stay up to date on the latest information about COVID-19 vaccines. If you see misinformation relating to Professor Macartney, you can report this on the social media channels it appears on.

Further accurate information can be found below:

Vaccinated people are less likely to spread COVID-19

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