11/30/2023, 9:01 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Pfizer sued by Texas over vaccine efficacy

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced on Thursday that his office sued Pfizer Inc.

At the center of the lawsuit is Pfizer's claim that its coronavirus vaccine was "95% effective." The state of Texas accused the company of deceiving the public by making a "highly misleading" claim about its product, which, "buoyed by the company's misrepresentations, enriched the company enormously," according to the text of the document.

The pharmaceutical firm "created the false impression that its vaccine provided a substantially greater amount of protection against COVID-19 infection than what it afforded in reality" and tried to "censor persons who sought to disseminate truthful information that would undermine... its ongoing deception," it was alleged in the lawsuit.

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