The Brief: "The CDC Says/Said" memes began spreading on Twitter after the CDC advised vaccinated people do not need to wear masks on May 13.
On May 13, the CDC announced vaccinated individuals are no longer required to wear masks. As the news spread across Twitter, internet users began to mock the CDC and other news announcements by sharing “The CDC Says/Said” memes.
These tweets are similar to the “Being Vaccinated Does Not Mean” memes and “Even If You’re Fully Vaccinated The CDC Still Recommends” memes.
The CDC says pic.twitter.com/HTAfuK0nny
— A Problem You Can Throw Money At (@iamflyrobynfly) May 14, 2021
the CDC just said uglies gotta keep their masks on
— milk (@milkinhisbag) May 13, 2021
the cdc said you can trust these hoes
— Zack Fox (@zackfox) May 13, 2021
The CDC said i can use hypersexuality as a coping mechanism again
— dj fuck (@eggshellfriend) May 14, 2021
the cdc said “yeah sure lick a doorknob or whatever you fucking morons, we literally do not care”
— soul nate (@MNateShyamalan) May 13, 2021
The CDC said it’s safe to kiss all the homies now
— Matheen (@thelitpersian) May 13, 2021
The CDC says fully vaccinated people can keep buying new books even if they already have more unread books than any person could possibly read in one lifetime
— Molly Templeton (@mollytempleton) May 14, 2021
The CDC says your mother will never see you again if you do not marry Mr. Collins, and your father will never see you again if you do.
— SparkNotes (@SparkNotes) May 14, 2021
CDC says fully vaccinated people can have a little beer while driving
— doing sea shanty about doge coin and elon musk (@uncledoomer) May 14, 2021
CDC says it’s illegal to ‘nice tats’ any females this summer
— taco bell is no longer dead to me (@veggie_lo_mein) May 14, 2021
if you’re fully vaccinated the CDC says you can go to a kk slider concert saturday nights after six pm outside resident services
— cas (@kkwartjr) May 14, 2021
The CDC says you can now take your shirt off, twist it around your head and spin it like a helicopter https://t.co/swFdZtUQRN
— Sara Civ (@SaraCivian) May 14, 2021
CDC says fully vaccinated people have to come give Doug a little noggin pat pic.twitter.com/bYHFJSytor
— matt (@dogfather) May 14, 2021