A longish article with lots of quotes from poeple saying the Swine Flu alarms were a perfect example of authorities crying wolf.
Many blame such alarms and the breathless media coverage for creating an overreaction that disrupted many people’s lives.
Coming from the breathless to the point of asphyxiation MSNBC that’s… interesting.
The so-far mild swine flu outbreak has many people saying all the talk about a devastating global epidemic was just fearmongering hype. But that’s not how public health officials see it, calling complacency the thing that keeps them up at night.
Yes but when you are constantly screeching about dangers that don’t materialise, why would you expect people to be anything other than complacent?