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The head of Pfizer recently said people responsible for putting out vaccine misinformation are "criminals."
This language is particularly dangerous in an already-charged environment.
By his own definition, if fairly applied, he is advocating the arrest of CDC's Director, who falsely stated that vaccinated people cannot spread Covid; the arrests of other top CDC officials and scientists, who got caught falsely claiming over and over again that Pfizer and Moderna studies showed people who have natural immunity after Covid benefit by getting vaccinated, anyway (they didn't); and the arrests of many others who have distributed false information and suppressed factually correct information or opinions that differ from their narratives.
Of course, in the world of the vaccine industry and their advocates, including public health officials, they get to be the judge of what qualifies as misinformation and what does not not. They get to ignore misinformation put out by their side, and even get to deem factually-correct information the other side to be false.
And it's public health officials and vaccine industry interests who are creating what they call "vaccine hesitancy" and mistrust among the public, because a large segment of the public sees what's happening and becomes skeptical of everything.