THE VACCINE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE.
- NY Times -
But those events will not necessarily have anything to do with the vaccine. That poses a public relations challenge for federal officials, who remember how sensational reports of deaths and illnesses derailed the large-scale flu vaccine drive of 1976.
I had to pause to laugh for a second...it was just reports of deaths and illnesses, and sensational reports at that. Perhaps it was sensational that a whopping one person died from the actual virus, yet by the time the government was forced to stop the program because of these "sensational reports" (only reports, mind you, not actual deaths or illnesses), the government had already vaccinated 45 million people and would have happily vaccinated 45 million more, were it not for these "sensational reports". Why am I citing the New York Times, and scoffing at their lack of journalistic integrity? That's like being surprised the sun rose in the morning.
- This time they are making plans to respond rapidly to such events and to try to reassure a nervous public — and headline-hunting journalists — that the vaccine is not responsible.
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