Enough already with “why is the messaging on the vaccines so bad?” It’s not bad. It reflects reality. Shit isn’t working. What people confused for effectiveness was seasonality. It’s a seasonal virus. The seasonality made it look for a few months like the Pfizer shot worked. Then a new flu season started and it came back.
“Why are they behaving like the vaccines aren’t working?” Make a wild guess, genius. It was a new, highly experimental therapy. Hmm, what could have possibly happened?
If it worked, we wouldn’t be back in masks, hearing endless threats on TV, with 300% more infections than at the same time last year when zero people were vaccinated, and the daily deaths quintupling since early August. And that’s before the Northeast gets hit with the seasonal wave.
It’s not “messaging” that’s the problem.