An apocryphal quote attributed to Henry Kissinger has him asking in jest, “Who do I call if I want to call Europe?” The great diplomat may have struggled to find the Continent’s locus of ultimate power, but Pfizer apparently had no such trouble. The pharma giant knew exactly whom in Brussels to call—or text message, to be more precise—to get a Covid vaccine deal going. That person was European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.
The EU can’t have its own puppets swashbuckling the high life and doing their own thing, can they?
The Biden administration is paying $10.6 billion in taxpayer money for Pfizer’s unoriginal and ineffective Covid-19 drug, Paxlovid.
We must choose between signing up to a lifetime of imperfect shots or remain sort of social pariahs for the rest of our lives, Robert Bridge writes.