Archiv: Albert Bourla

24.07.2021 - 03:29 [ New York Times ]

Israeli Data Suggests Possible Waning in Effectiveness of Pfizer Vaccine


The new numbers still show overwhelmingly strong protection against severe disease but diminished effectiveness against infection.

08.05.2021 - 07:15 [ ]

Wohl dritte Impfung mit BioNTech/Pfizer nötig


„Ein wahrscheinliches Szenario ist, dass es die Notwendigkeit einer dritten Dosis geben wird, irgendwo zwischen sechs und zwölf Monaten, und danach eine jährliche Neu-Impfung, aber all das muss noch bestätigt werden“, sagte der Vorstandsvorsitzende des US-Pharmakonzerns dem US-Sender CNBC in einem am Donnerstag veröffentlichten, aber bereits Anfang April geführten Interview.

02.05.2021 - 10:06 [ ]

BEHIND THE SCENES: What Really Convinced Pfizer To Use Israel As Its “Test Nation?”


As Bourla said in an interview with Channel 12 News last month, Bourla was impressed with Netanyahu’s “obsessiveness” with purchasing the vaccines. The Yisrael HaYom report added that Bourla was also impressed by Netanyahu’s insistence on having the lawyers from both sides joining in on the conversations in order to prevent any legal deterrents to the deal.

13.03.2021 - 14:27 [ ]

Israels Corona-Strategie: Hoher Einsatz des Impf-Weltmeisters

Ein nahezu perfekter Ort, um die Wirksamkeit eines neuen Impfstoffs unter „Real Life“-Bedingungen weiter zu erforschen. Oder, wie es Bourla im Februar bei NBC News sagte: „Israel wird gerade zum Labor für die Welt. Sie verwenden nur unseren Wirkstoff und haben bereits einen großen Teil ihrer Bevölkerung damit geimpft.“

Bourla und Bibi, so Netanyahus Spitzname, haben einen Datendeal geschmiedet.

12.03.2021 - 11:55 [ Haaretz ]

Netanyahu Projects Election Win Despite Nixing of UAE, Pfizer CEO Photo-ops

Netanyahu’s rivals, jealous over his ingenuity, won’t be able to take their eyes off him and will continue to respond with pointless stammering.

11.03.2021 - 19:38 [ Jerusalem Post ]

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla calls Israel ‚world’s lab‘ in interview to NBC

Bourla further noted that studies on the risk of the vaccine are also underway on pregnant women and younger children.

05.03.2021 - 10:06 [ Haaretz ]

After Pressure, Pfizer CEO Postpones Israel Visit Until After Election

The CEO of Pfizer, the manufacturer of the main coronavirus vaccine used in Israel, has delayed his planned visit to Israel following warnings that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may exploit Albert Bourla’s visit for his campaign ahead of Israel’s March 23 election.

02.03.2021 - 21:20 [ Haaretz ]

Why Pfizer’s CEO Would Be Wise to Delay His Visit to Israel Until After the Election

In an interview last week on NBC, Bourla said: “I believe Israel has become the world’s lab right now, because they are using only our vaccine … and they vaccinated a very big part of their population, so we can study both economy and health indices.”

12.11.2020 - 09:26 [ ]

Pfizer CEO Sold Millions In Stock After Coronavirus Vaccine News, Raising Questions

Daniel Taylor, an expert in insider trading and an associate professor of accounting at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, has closely monitored stock trades by executives at companies developing coronavirus vaccines. He told NPR that the close timing between the adoption of Bourla’s stock plan and the press release looked „very suspicious.“

„It’s wholly inappropriate for executives at pharmaceutical companies to be implementing or modifying 10b5-1 plans the business day before they announce data or results from drug trials,“ Taylor said.