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Even liberals at Starbucks have given up on the coronavirus vaccine.
Despite the numerous injections and “booster shots” already received by millions of Americans, Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla confirmed the vaccine provides “very limited protection, if any” against the Omicron variant of the virus.
Appearing on CNBC, the leader of the mega pharmaceutical company said the pandemic “has been deteriorated because of the omicron.”
“Starbucks is no longer requiring its U.S. workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19, reversing a policy it announced earlier this month,” the Associated Press reports.
“In a memo sent Tuesday to employees, the Seattle coffee giant said it was responding to last week’s ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court,” the report continued.
“In a 6-3 vote, the court rejected the Biden administration’s plan to require vaccines or regular COVID testing at companies with more than 100 workers.”
“We respect the court’s ruling and will comply,” Starbucks Chief Operating Officer John Culver wrote in the memo.
Two other major companies, General Electric Co. and Union Pacific Corp., have removed their vaccine requirement following the court’s decision.
Some large employers, such as Disney and Walmart, appear to be standing by their decision to force the drug on its employees despite the low effectiveness against Omicron.
Bourla, who has an estimated net worth of over $30 million, claims that we can have “perfectly normal lives” as long as we take one injection of his drug “maybe once a year.”
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
— Squawk Box (@SquawkCNBC) January 10, 2022
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.