The CIA faked an immunization drive. Now people are paying the price. – Scientific Inquirer

https://scientificinquirer.com/2021/05/12/the-cia-faked-an-immunization-drive-now-people-are-paying-the-price/

A new paper in the Journal of the European Economic Association, published by Oxford University Press, indicates that distrust generated by a 2011 CIA-led vaccination campaign ruse designed to catch Osama Bin Laden resulted in a significant vaccination rate decline in Pakistan.

Using a local doctor, the US Central Intelligence Organization planned an immunization plan in Pakistan to obtain DNA samples of children living in a compound in Abbottabad where American authorities suspected Bin Laden was hiding in order to obtain proof of Bin Laden’s location (because the presence of close relatives would be a likely indication of Bin Laden’s presence).

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