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Texas AG Sues Pfizer, Alleging Company Made ‘Deceptive’ Claims about Covid-19 Vaccine Efficacy

Posted on AllSides November 30th, 2023
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Texas attorney general Ken Paxton announced Thursday that his office is suing Pfizer, claiming that the company violated state law when it allegedly lied about the efficacy of its Covid-19 vaccine.

Paxton’s office claims the pharmaceutical giant violated the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act by engaging in “false, deceptive, and misleading acts and practices by making unsupported claims” about the vaccine.

The AG’s office said Pfizer’s claim that its vaccine is 95 percent effective against Covid-19 infection is “highly misleading.”

“Pfizer created the false impression that its vaccine provided a substantially...

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