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Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla, who has an estimated net worth of over $30 million, says that we can have “perfectly normal lives” as long as we take one injection of his drug “maybe once a year.”
Appearing on CNBC, the leader of the mega pharmaceutical company said the pandemic “has been deteriorated because of the omicron.”
He even admitted the Pfizer vaccine, which has been administrated roughly 304 million times in the U.S. alone, provides “very limited protection, if any” against Omicron.
Bourla says his vaccine for the Omicron will be ready in March. Presumably, he believes Americans will trust this new drug will work effectively against the virus despite the admitted shortcoming of previous vaccines.
“We will have perfectly normal lives, with just injection maybe once a year,” he told CNBC.
“And the pill that in case we are sick will help us make it more flu-like rather than a life-threatening disease.”
“Here the situation has been deteriorated because of the omicron, which had a very quick ramp-up,” Bourla said.
“It is a disease that manifests a little bit less in terms of mildness. I mean, it’s more mild. But, you know, because of the higher infectious rates, still, the hospitals, in absolute numbers, are going much higher in terms of severe disease, ICUs’ occupation, et cetera, et cetera.”
“So — and we know that the two doses of the vaccine offer very limited protection, if any. The three doses, with the booster, they offer reasonable protection against hospitalization and deaths.”
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"We will have perfectly normal lives, with just injection maybe once a year. And the pill in case we are sick will make it more flu like rather than life-threatening disease," says $PFE CEO @AlbertBourla to @megtirrell. pic.twitter.com/5HggesU1aT
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As Pfizer pushes for more drug injections, Americans are also learning the dark truth of pharmaceutical corporations.
A report showed that COVID vaccines have helped create 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 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.
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So the return to normalcy we were long ago promised if we took a few shots seems to have evaporated. Because it looks like the shots by Pfizer and others are not working as well against omicron as planned.
Although he said could not predict the future of COVID with certainty, Bourla told CNBC, “I believe it will continue to be present because it’s spread everywhere and because both natural infection and vaccinations seem to produce not very durable immune protection, so it’s going to be coming again and again.
“But we can have it perfectly controlled … hopefully, with annual revaccination and with pills available and with our ability to stay constantly ahead of the virus because we can produce very fast, we can make the newest version 1.2, 1.3, 1.4 over the vaccine, but it will be more and more effective as the virus mutates.”