CDC Strategy to Increase Vaccination
Increasing Awareness and Uptake of Influenza Immunization
Selected slides from the 2004 CDC PowerPoint presentation
Making it seem worse than it is.
By instructing health professionals to create alarm and panic.
And outright lying.
Playing on people’s emotions and vulnerabilities.
Increasing the number of people who think they are at risk.
Troubled by an informed and educated public
over which they have little control.
Using comics to sow fear.
This one about a vague terror warning:
Becomes one about a potentially severe flu season:
Manipulating Flu Statistics and the Public