Fox News host Tucker Carlson said on Thursday that the coronavirus vaccine rollout “feels false” and “too slick.”

Hours after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee voted to approve the Moderna version of the vaccine for emergency use authorization, Carlon’s segment, in which he blasted the vaccines began.

During his opening, Carlson claimed the vaccine rollout was accompanied by a marketing campaign “that you would typically associate with high-end consumer products.”

The Fox News host then noted at all vaccine news had been “great” before noting that a health worker in Alaska experienced a rare but severe allergic reaction to the shot. The health care worker responded quickly to treatment and is reportedly doing well.

“So how are the rest of us supposed to respond to a marketing campaign like this? Carlson asked.

He continued, “Nervously, if you’re strongly supportive of vaccines, and we are. Even if you recognize how many lives have been saved because of vaccines, and we do. It all seems a bit much, it fels false because it is, it’s too slick.”

 

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