Swine flu of 1976 – vaccinations killed and injured hundreds

Governments and interested parties are whipping up fear, as I wrote earler. The chosen name “swine flu” has a certain menace which its counterparts “pig flu” and porcine flu” lack. More hype.

In 1976, swine flu broke out in the US and the government implemented a vaccination program which killed or seriously injured hundreds of Americans. That was unfortunate, because the predicted epidemic never happened. Read more, here. All the while, the pharmaceutical companies made a killing.

California has already declared a state of emergency; libertarians are concerned that governments will override civil rights and make vaccinations mandatory.

Libertarian, Republican Congressman Ron Paul, who is also a physician, talks about his experience of 1976 and ridicules the US government’s handling of the ‘epidemic’:

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