Eat The Rich

CEO Bastards

The United Steaks

Let’s say that you are a CEO of a big pharmaceutical concern, and you have one of the very few vaccinations available for the Trump-Virus and you pretty much a lock on a captive, world-wide market?

What do you do?

Pfizer is looking to turn its lucrative coronavirus vaccine into an even bigger cash cow. The drugmaker sees a “significant opportunity” to charge more for the groundbreaking shot once it gets to the other side of the COVID-19 pandemic, one top executive says…. For instance, Pfizer is charging the U.S. government $19.50 per dose—well below the $150 or $175 per dose it typically pulls in for a vaccine, [chief financial officer Frank] D’Amelio said on the company’s February earnings call. But “normal market conditions will start to kick in” as the global pandemic shifts into an endemic, D’Amelio said last week…. Those profits could get even larger once Pfizer gets out of the “pandemic-pricing environment,” D’Amelio told investors last month.

Pfizer is expected to rake in $15B Ameros in sales from its two-dose vaccine this year. But, you know, once you have the patient over the barrel…

“Obviously, we’re going to get more on price,” D’Amelio said. “And clearly…the more volume we put through our factories, the lower unit cost will become.”

Pure profit from all the annual booster shots we will need as the variants come in waves.

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4 Responses to Eat The Rich

  1. sos says:

    Conspiracies in 3..2..1

    They COULD cure it but Big Pharma would rather bleed us with reoccurring booster shots!!!1!

    sigh
    endemic does not mean cash cow. In this case there is/are proven virus reservoir(s) in the wild. And it’ll keep on mutating because Darwin.

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    • Ten Bears says:

      It gets better: it was a plot to sell a placebo!

      [sigh] And then there are viri thawing out of the thawing tundra that haven’t seen a human since … well, before we were human. [chuckles a bit like Yoda]

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  2. julesmomcat says:

    Price-gouging is inevitable, with these greedy fukkers.

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  3. roket says:

    This is good news for future generations? What a wonderful life.

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