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Pfizer Executive: COVID Vaccine Was Never Tested On Stopping Transmission

In a European Parliament hearing, Pfizer executive Janine Small admitted that the justification used by governments to separate people by vaccine status was based on non-existent data.

STRASBOURG, FRANCE — Governments all over the Western world spent billions on propaganda campaigns claiming that getting vaccinated against COVID-19 would keep others safe and prevent them from contracting the virus.

Many countries as well as local, regional and municipal jurisdictions implemented draconian “vaccine passport” rules that separated and excluded unvaccinated citizens from restaurants, public spaces, transportation and countless other services based on the argument that the unvaccinated would spread the disease.


But in stunning new developments on Monday, a Pfizer executive admitted in a European Parliament hearing that the company’s COVID-19 vaccine was never tested on preventing transmission.

When asked by Dutch MEP Rob Roos if the vaccine was tested on whether it would prevent transmission of the virus before it was taken to market, Pfizer executive Janine Small, whose job title is Regional President for International Developed Markets, answered:

“Regarding the question around, did we know about stopping immunization before it entered the market – no, ha. These, er… we had to really move at the speed of science to really understand what is taking place in the market.”


“This removes the entire legal basis for the COVID passport. The COVID passport, which led to massive institutional discrimination as people lost access to essential parts of society” MEP Roos said in a video.

MEP Christian Terhes, who’s been a driving force behind COVID accountability in the European Union, tweeted: “After Pfizer’s CEO Albert Bourla pulled out from answering questions in the European Parliament’s COVID-19 Committee, his replacement, who spoke on behalf of Pfizer, admitted that they had not tested if their injections stopped the spread of the virus.”

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla never showed up to Monday’s hearing in the European Parliament, where several members have brought up suspected irregularities and lack of transparency in the European Commission’s vaccine purchase agreement with Pfizer.


In a video from last year, MEP Terhes showed how the vaccine agreement has been blacked out and redacted, making it impossible for citizens of the European Union to understand the details of the deal. It is also alleged that European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen negotiated the vaccine purchase via text message with Bourla.

This topic was revisited on Tuesday, when a group of six MEPs held a press conference after Bourla’s failure to appear.

“Yesterday, in the official European Parliament Special Committee on COVID pandemic management, Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla refused to appear to answer our legitimate questions about his private text messages with the president of the EU Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, that have already been considered to be irregular according to the transparency EU regulation by the EU Ombudsman and the EU Court of Auditors,” Italian MEP Francesca Donato said at the press conference.