This 1st video is from 1976 with President Ford claiming no one knows exactly how serious the threat from this virus could be...." This would become known as the Pandemic That Never Was but thousands of people were injured by it after developing Guillaine-Barre Syndrome and becoming paralyzed shortly after receiving a fast tracked vaccine.
"Pharmaceutical companies of course have a huge economic interest in encouraging concern over health. i think you have to blame the governments for going along with it, for not having natural skepticism of the claims of those who have a financial interest. The government wanted to be seen to be doing something useful, and in that way they encouraged the fear that then forced them to act. At the height of the pandemic it was predicted that around 65,000 people in Britain would die. So far there have been only 360."