Skip to comments.ABC to Air Bird Flu Made-for-TV-Movie [Looks Like Kerry's Got Work - See Photo!]
Posted on 05/01/2006 9:30:06 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest
he Associated Press
WASHINGTON - Bodies piling up so quickly it takes dump trucks to haul them away. Barbed wire to keep whole neighborhoods quarantined. It's Hollywood's version of bird flu, a blur of fact and fiction that some scientists say could confuse the public.
"Fatal Contact: Bird Flu in America," an ABC made-for-television movie, airs May 9, just as scientists are to begin testing of wild birds in Alaska that could herald the arrival of bird flu in North America. Scientists fear the bird flu virus could evolve so it could be passed from human to human, sparking a global pandemic.
The two-hour movie plays up that notion to the fullest, with a running ticker that tallies tens of millions of victims worldwide. In one scene, the bodies are thrown on a pyre, like the carcasses of cows torched in the 2001 foot-and-mouth disease outbreak in Great Britain. The producers of the movie, from the writer of 2002's "Atomic Twister," bill their work as a "thinking man's disaster film."
"We call this a plausible, worst-case scenario. This could actually happen. It may not be this bad but it could be this bad. The reason to portray it this way is to kind of give a wake-up call to everyone and this is something we shouldn't ignore and we should be as prepared as we should be," said Diana Kerew, one of the movie's executive producers.
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Kerry was for bid flu before he was against it.
What is Kerry doing in that photo? Choking a chicken?
Hey, a movie about an out of control killer disease...
(rolling eyes) What a bold, original idea. Way to go, ABC, for breaking new creative ground here.
The companies have to keep up the enhanced State of Fear.
Hey, it just occurred to me. Does Kerry have that corrugated air hose shoved up his @ss?
Concerned scientist: "300 million dead is just the tip of the iceberg."
Outraged journalist: "Can't we seal the borders?!"
Saddened scientist: "It's too late for that."
It just struck me as odd. Like they were trying to send a message on immigration, and the futility of actually trying to control it at this point. But maybe I'm paranoid.
Actually, that photo was taken during a demonstration of the new Kerry plan to replace natural gas. The hose feeds 5000 homes in Boston.
Yes, he is performing a post-birth abortion on a diseased chicken. The Chinese lady owns the chicken, so she is not happy.
Remember when the Kerry Kamp cried foul about that photo being released, intimating it was a pro-Bush editor's dirty trick?
Jeepers, who'd buy ad time on this? The pharma companies?
No doubt an apocalyptic vision of a world going mad... it's hardly how it would really play out.
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