- Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said people will “likely” need a third dose of a Covid-19 vaccine within 12 months of getting fully vaccinated.
- He also said it’s possible people will need to get vaccinated against the coronavirus annually.
By Berkeley Lovelace, Jr. | 15 April 2021
CNBC — Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said people will “likely” need a booster dose of a Covid-19 vaccine within 12 months of getting fully vaccinated. His comments were made public Thursday but were taped April 1.
Bourla said it’s possible people will need to get vaccinated against the coronavirus annually.
“It is extremely important to suppress the pool of people that can be susceptible to the virus,” Bourla said.
Pfizer’s CEO sold $5.6 million in stock on same day of vaccine news
By Bob Herman | 11 November 2021
AXIOS — Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla sold $5.6 million worth of stock on Monday — the same day it said its and BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine showed 90% effectiveness in preliminary results, which saw the company’s stock soaring almost 8%.
Between the lines: The stock sale is perfectly legal through a predetermined plan called Rule 10b5-1, but the optics aren’t great. A Pfizer spokesperson did not add any new information in a statement, saying the sale was part of a predetermined plan created in August.