Big Bird slammed on social media for spreading vaccine awareness


Earlier during the weekend, Big Bird took to social media to spread vaccine awareness messages that led to a massive backlash from Republicans.
These are transformations that Big Bird is presumed to have due to a vaccine.Various Twitter Accounts

It seems like most people were not impressed with the fact that a children character was parading a Covid-19 vaccination message. 

This message delivery by Big Bird comes just after the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended the Pfizer-BioNTech for children aged 5 to 11 years. 

As such, the use of a character that many children worldwide grew up loving became fitting and was a nice gesture. 

The above tweet was met with many critiques from many anti-vaccination people, and they had more to say as a way to showcase their strong disapproval. 

A large majority of them were asking why a public television show character that focuses on education is busy trying to educate the public on the importance of vaccinating. 

A user replied to the tweet saying that what Big Bird was saying is offensive and "morally wrong to pressure children to get the vaccine they have no consent" to, as that is being manipulative.

One person even asked Big Bird if he were aware of Myocarditis and whether he knew if there was a possible cure for it.  

As much as Big Bird was doing his part in encouraging children and parents to get vaccinated, some felt like this was nothing else but government propaganda to ruin childhood memories.

One individual rebutted this by pointing out that this would be helpful in cases where a child is worried; the parent can show that Big Bird got his vaccine shot, and he is ok. 

Big Bird getting vaccinated is not something new, as a video of him getting a vaccine shot back in the early 70s resurfaced around the same time this debacle was unravelling. 

This video is said to have been a clear depiction that vaccines have always been there and that, had they not been administered back then, the world would still be dealing with polio, among other viruses.

Some posted manipulated or photoshopped images of Billionaire Bill Gates, implying that he was the mascot behind the Big Bird character. 

The billionaire has been flared up in many conspiracy theories, and fake news stays peddling his name, and this time around, bad photoshop played a part. 

The image is indeed fake and photoshopped because if it had not been fake, then this would have been a far bigger deal than the one social media was making it to be.

Bill and his Melinda Gates have been committed to assisting world nations to fight the novel coronavirus and assisting with funding where they possibly can. 

On their Foundation website, there is this message: 

There is no such thing as a national solution to a global crisis. All countries must work together to end the pandemic and begin rebuilding economies."

One person pointed out how the United States' Education system has not paid off in teaching many young people about the importance of getting vaccinated. 

This is said to potentially assist in remedying the vaccine hesitancy, which would have helped skyrocket the vaccine rollout. 

This was a refreshing message that was well received by many people, despite making some upset. What do you think are some educational messages that education departments can use to educate pupils about the Covid-19 vaccine shot?  Let me know your thoughts in the comments. And if you think more people should read this article, share it on social media.

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