The greatest rebranding campaign of all-time is why the flu has all but disappeared in 2020-21
April 13, 2021

Walgreens offered flu shots through 2020. Now it offers “COVID-19 vaccinations.”

ATLANTA — Rebranding is a marketing strategy that facilitates name and image changes for companies, products and/or services. We wrote last week about AstraZeneca. The company hopes to save its blood clotting, lethal injection product by rebranding and changing the name to Vaxzevria. This blog will always remind readers that Vaxzevria equals AstraZeneca and will not allow the name change to bury the carnage AstraZeneca is causing. But until 2020, rebranding a disease was unheard of.

Influenza, aka “the flu,” infected 35 million Americans in 2018-19, according to the Centers For Disease Control. Those numbers included 491,000 hospitalizations and 34,200 deaths. The 2017-18 flu season featured 45 million infections, 810,000 hospitalizations and 61,000 deaths. The CDC estimated upwards of 56 million illnesses, 740,000 hospitalizations and 62,000 deaths for the 2019-20 flu season.

The 2020-21 flu season reminds us of the 1980 Winter Olympics when the United States hockey team upset the heavily-favored, four-time defending champion Soviet Union at Lake Placid.

Al Michaels is unlikely to reprise the most famous line in sports broadcast history for what happened with influenza in 2021. But the miraculous disappearance of the flu needs a similar slogan in these surreal times.

Flu season 2020-21

The headlines are incredible. ABC13 in Toledo, Ohio reported on January 25 that only two people had been hospitalized with the flu so far this season. That number was 205 people at the same time in 2020. NBC News 9 in Denver reported on Sunday that only 30 people had been hospitalized with the flu in the entire state of Colorado in the 2020-21 season. The entire state of Pennsylvania has reported 41 flu hospitalizations and 17 deaths for the entire 2020-21 flu season.

The CDC is reporting a total of 1,710 total flu infections in the United States from September 27, 2020 to April 3, 2021.

Meanwhile the CDC is reporting over 31 million “COVID-19” cases in the United States since the disease started in March 2020. Or shall we say, since the rebranding campaign began.

Coincidentally or otherwise, total COVID-19 cases are in line with total flu cases prior to the so-called pandemic. COVID-19 death numbers are obviously higher than all flu seasons. But the CDC is not only a marketing agency for big pharmaceutical companies, but also is less than honest about COVID-19 death numbers.

What happened to the flu?

Mainstream media and big tech companies regurgitate a well-coordinated narrative. The Harvard School of Public Health said masks and social distancing are the reasons for low flu numbers. A February WebMD article repeated these sentiments, while adding flu vaccines as another mitigating factor. Of course it’s been long admitted and proven that COVID-19 shots do not stop the spread of COVID-19. The most humorous explanation for the flu’s disappearance comes from AP Medical Writer Mike Stobbe. He wrote in February that COVID-19 “muscled aside flu and other bugs.”

Thus the general consensus among mainstream voices is that flu cases are virtually nonexistent because everyone is wearing masks and social distancing. At the same time, mainstream voices say COVID-19 cases are high because nobody is wearing masks. The circle-jerk is perpetual. But simple statistics show the fallacious and intelligence-insulting nature of the foregoing premises.

Texas ended its mask mandate on March 10. Three weeks later, the state reported record-low COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations. Mississippi also experienced record-low COVID-19 infections and hospitalization after lifting its mask mandate.

RELATED: Truth About Masks (The COVID Blog)

Dr. Doom, aka Anthony Fauci, said the situations in Texas and Mississippi are “confusing.” He said he hopes cases keep going down without masks, social distancing, etc. But of course he could not resist spewing more doom and gloom thereafter.

You can also simply look at data before and after mask mandates.

Mainstream media, the World Health Organization (WHO), et al. were practically rooting for mass COVID-19 deaths on the African continent. French doctors even suggested using the African continent as a mass clinical trial for experimental shots.

But mass deaths never came to fruition on the Continent despite some countries completely shunning lockdowns, masks and other measures.

In sum, the CDC, Fauci, et al. want you to believe that masks and social distancing stop the flu. But masks do not stop this “extinction-level virus” called COVID-19. The Fauci flock relies on mass gullibility and acquiescence to execute these agendas.

Influenza rebranded to COVID-19

Rebranding has several purposes. Some companies need to escape bad publicity. Others simply need a makeover to keep up with market trends. But the bottom line for all rebranding campaigns is money. That is no different for the flu-to-COVID-19 rebranding campaign.

The global flu vaccine market was worth $4 billion total in 2015. That is a paltry sum compared to what COVID-19 shots will generate. CNN Business projects that Pfizer and Moderna will generate $32 billion from experiment shots in 2021 alone. Johnson & Johnson (Janssen Pharmaceuticals) is expected to generate $10 billion from its shots in 2021.

It makes perfect business sense for the CDC, WHO, et al. to censor the proven effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine and Ivermectin against COVID-19. Both drugs are long past patent/exclusive distribution years. Thus any company can make them and drive prices down to pennies. “COVID-19” sounds far more ominous and sinister than “the flu.” The unknowns and mass fearmongering campaigns for the new brand also drive sales. It worked, is working and will continue to work.

Flu is gone forever, COVID here to stay

The flu was not eradicated. It is still here and always will be here. Thus “COVID-19” will always be here. Government and media will also continue their fearmongering campaigns in perpetuity because there will always be flu seasons and people getting sick during those times. Except now flu is called “COVID-19.”

Unfortunately there is nothing we can really do about this. A vast majority of Americans will be injected with experimental shots by the end of this year. These individuals are forever condemned to confirmation bias since they cannot reverse their choices to get injected. They are also likely condemned to a short life of strange illnesses, episodes, etc. All you can do is stay vigilant and continue spreading truth to the best of your ability.


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3 years ago

Thanks for pointing out the craziness in the “disappearance” of the flu strains that go around each year. Of course, that’s impossible. I can’t think but they are simply counting influenza cases as covid19. As for masks curbing the flu: Ridiculous as masks controlling the covid.

3 years ago

I am joining every site that has not been censored to the point of silencing the REAL science behind this lab-based virus. I am digging in my heels and will NEVER acquiesce to a life altering jab that will change mankind!

2 years ago

LOVED this article. Excellent and makes perfect sense. All critical thought has gone out the window with all the fear mongering about convid. I’m a huge fan of logic and common sense, but unlike the flu, logic and common sense seem to have disappeared.

2 years ago
Reply to  Sloane

I agree, but the irony here is that COVID should also expose the “flu” for the sham it is.

From Lawrence Soloman at the Huffington Post – Don’t Believe Everything You Read About Flu Deaths

The CDC’s decision to play up flu deaths dates back a decade, when it realized the public wasn’t following its advice on the flu vaccine. During the 2003 flu season “the manufacturers were telling us that they weren’t receiving a lot of orders for vaccine,”

Pneumonia, according to the American Lung Association, has more than 30 different causes, influenza being but one of them. The CDC itself acknowledges the slim relationship, saying “only a small proportion of deaths… only 8.5 per cent of all pneumonia and influenza deaths [are] influenza-related.”

Another irony, in ivermectin and/or hydroxychloroquine, we may have had a cure for the common cold this whole time.

2 years ago

I wonder how many flu shots are actually covid shots. Since they’re not being ethical, anything’s possible.

9 months ago
Reply to  Paula

So true and so we’ve heard that whatever they’re putting in these boosters will now be going into other “vaccine” shots, hence, the warning is out not to even get the flu shot. I’m now trying to find naturopath vet and doctor for my dog and myself because I no longer trust ANY conventional doctors, or even vets anymore…all for good reason. They’ve done it to themselves by having breached the trust of the public.

2 years ago

It’s not just flu being rebranded to COVID, it’s every single cold. It’s also a bunch of nothing when people aren’t showing symptoms.

9 months ago

Why does the number of cases and deaths stop as of April 12, 2021? (Today is 9/14/23.)

Thank you for exposing the change in narrative from flu to C-19. I would love for you to show, side-by-side, symptoms characteristic of each. Symptoms are exactly the same. Sleepers need that visual.

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