Pfizer projects massive increase in profits of 59% on a doubling of revenues after strong sales of its COVID-19 Vaccine. ASSOCIATED Press today reports quote "... the COVID-19 vaccine became Pfizer's top seller, bringing in nearly half its revenue, $7.84 billion from direct sales and revenue split with its partner, Germany's BioNTech."
Pfizer says vaccine boosters are needed, U.S. federal health agencies scientists disagree. the U.S.Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a joint statement by the FDA and Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention (CDC) saying, Americans who have been fully vaccinated do not need a booster shot at this time. Pfzier announced its COVID vaccine generated $3.5 billion in revenue in the first three months of this year. Pfizer expects Covid vaccine demand for years "...could bolster its revenues for years, the US drugs giant has said." Revenue from the treatment is expected to hit $26bn this year, accounting for more than one third of Pfizer's sales. Perhaps that is the reason for the push for a "topup" vaccination?
How many PCR test cycles should be standard if we want 80% of the positives to represent an inoculable sample i.e. virus can actually be cultured from the sample provided by the patient? At a of Ct25 80% of the samples termed positive by the RT-PCR test will be inoculable. However, 20% of the positives will be false, if inoculation is a bench-mark for efficacy of the RT-PCR"