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Pfizer spends more than any other drug company on lobbying

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SILVER SPRING, Md. (ChurchMilitant.com) – Vaccine giant Pfizer pumped millions of dollars into the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Congress, potentially influencing the authorization and controversial quasi-approval of its COVID-19 jab.

The vaccine oligarch spent over $21.8 million in 2019–20 and $6.7 million from January–August 2021 on lobbying the government, making it the biggest spender of any individual drug company during the COVID-19 crisis, according to Senate Office of Public Records data.

Pfizer’s direct funding for the FDA may have also influenced the regulator’s Biologics License Application (BLA) approval for the Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty brand COVID-19 vaccine — not widely available in the United States — and the extension of the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) granted to the readily available Pfizer jab. …

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