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Four doses of his own company’s vaccine weren’t enough to prevent Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla from testing positive again for the virus.
“I would like to let you know that I have tested positive for #COVID19,” Bourla said. “I am thankful to have received four doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, and I am feeling well while experiencing very mild symptoms. I am isolating and have started a course of Paxlovid.”
While Bourla claims he’s “thankful” to have received four doses of the vaccine, many Americans are beginning to see the dark truth of pharmaceutical corporations that continue to push for more drugs. Bourla has openly claimed people need to receive four doses to have “perfectly normal lives.”
An alarming report showed that COVID vaccines have created nine new billionaires with “a combined wealth greater than the cost of vaccinating the world’s poorest countries.”
The nine new billionaires have a combined net wealth of $19.3 billion. This is enough to fully vaccinate all people in low-income countries 1.3 times, the report claims.
Bourla himself received $21 million in compensation from Pfizer in 2020, according to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. He owns multiple homes in different countries, including New York City as well as his hometown in Greece.
The People’s Vaccine Alliance confirmed that “at least nine people have become new billionaires since the beginning of the COVID pandemic.” This new wealth is due to “the excessive profits pharmaceutical corporations with monopolies on COVID vaccines are making.”
However, low-income countries have received only 0.2 percent of the global supply of vaccines while being home to 10 percent of the world’s population.
“We have come so far in our efforts to battle this disease that I am confident I will have a speedy recovery,” Bourla shared in another post. “I am incredibly grateful for the tireless efforts of my Pfizer colleagues who worked to make vaccines and treatments available for me and people around the world.”
I would like to let you know that I have tested positive for #COVID19. I am thankful to have received four doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, and I am feeling well while experiencing very mild symptoms. I am isolating and have started a course of Paxlovid.
— Albert Bourla (@AlbertBourla) August 15, 2022
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Pfizer’s vaccine was the first approved by the Food and Drug Administration for use in the U.S. in December 2020. It has since been approved for Americans 16 years of age and older, as well as for children as young as six months.
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The pharmaceutical company has also marketed an authorized booster shot and has most recently been working on updated vaccines to fight against the Omicron variant that Pfizer expects to release for public usage later in the year.
Pfizer’s longer statement announcing Bourla’s positive case included additional details regarding Paxlovid. The FDA granted emergency authorization in December to treat mild to moderate COVID for adults and children 12 and up who meet certain conditions.
President Joe Biden also used Paxlovid when he tested positive for COVID in July. He was also vaccinated and had received two booster shots.
The president experienced four days of consecutive negative tests but tested positive again on the fifth day in what was called a rebound case of the virus.
Biden later tested negative and has ended his quarantine, since traveling to his Delaware beach house and visiting flood victims in eastern Kentucky.