In October 2020, former Pfizer VP said no need for coronavirus vaccine because pandemic was already over

Pfizer is one of the manufacturers of the COVID-19 vaccines. So it is significant that last October, a former vice president of the pharmaceutical giant, Dr. Mike Yeadon, publicly said there was no need for the vaccine because the pandemic was already over.

Dr. Mike Yeadon

Mike Yeadon is a scientist, with a Ph. D. in respiratory pharmacology from the University of Surrey, UK, and a B. Sc. with joint honors in biochemistry and toxicology. He has spent over 30 years leading new medicines research in some of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. At Pfizer, he served as Vice President and Chief Scientist for Allergy and Respiratory until he left Pfizer in 2011 and founded his own biotech company, Ziarco, which was sold to the world’s biggest drug company, Novartis, in 2017.

For a list of Dr. Yeadon’s research publications, go here.

This is what Dr. Yeadon wrote on October 16, 2020 that “current evidence” shows that in the UK “there will not be another large, national scale outbreak of COVID-19. Limited, regional outbreaks will be self-limiting and the pandemic is effectively over.” As a consequence:

There is absolutely no need for vaccines to extinguish the pandemic. I’ve never heard such nonsense talked about vaccines. You do not vaccinate people who aren’t at risk from a disease. You also don’t set about planning to vaccinate millions of fit and healthy people with a vaccine that hasn’t been extensively tested on human subjects. This much I know after 30 years in the pharmaceutical industry. Yet there are such moves afoot. One thought piece suggests that anyone who refuses vaccination should be subject to indefinite house arrest (Mello et al, 2020). In some countries, there is talk of “no jab, no job”. There have even been job adverts for openings in NHS [National Health Service] Wales for people to “oversee the vaccination of the entire population”. Any such proposals are not only completely unnecessary but if done using any kind of coercion at all, illegal. I would completely understand and would consider accepting early use of a vaccine only if done with fully informed consent and, even then, only if offered to the most vulnerable in our community. Other proposals have, to me, the whiff of evil about them and I will oppose them as vigorously as I have followed the pandemic so far.

I am not an epidemiologist. I’m not a mathematician, either. I do think, though, that I’m a highly experienced life scientist, who has held positions of significant responsibility in large organisations set up to identify and advance experimental medicines. I have had to make big decisions from time to time, using every ounce of experience, imagination, ingenuity and often found myself reading at speed into new areas, tentatively getting to grips with new concepts and knowledge. I’ve always been a collaborator, seeking to work with the most talented individuals I could. I’ve done this repeatedly across a more than 30-year career in new drug discovery. To this day, in notionally early retirement, I advise clients who are building new biotechnology companies, who are dealing with very diverse diseases and novel therapeutic approaches. I respectfully suggest that this background has ideally placed me to assess others’ propositions and assumptions and to bring well-grounded science to bear on complex issues, of which the SARS-CoV-2 is but one, albeit perhaps the most important work I’ve ever done.

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Gracie Storvika
Gracie Storvika
2 days ago

I would think that someone who has a 30 year history of dealing with vaccines, ought to know what he is talking about!

 
Jackie Puppet
Jackie Puppet
2 days ago

Yep – but the cognitive dissonance of far too many, is far too strong – because it didn’t appear on MSM.

 
DCG
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DCG
2 days ago

Greatest “scandemic” evah…

 
joandarc
joandarc
1 day ago

Thank you Dr..E for this most interesting and worthwhile post. I received the Moderna vaccination because I am so very vulnerable. Dr. Yeadon’s representations are indeed convincing and logical.

 
Calgirl
Calgirl
1 day ago

So, you’re sayin’ I was locked in my CA home from 13Mar2020, until end of the school year 2020-2021, 7 June, when we maybe only needed to miss the first 2 months or so of in-person school (and only then b/c we didn’t know much about the virus in school children until later)? Are you sayin’ that I gained 17 lbs, lost muscle mass and all stamina b/c I had to sit in front of a computer for hours and hours a day….not just for teaching, but for “zoom” staff meetings & parent meetings…and grading online (SNORE….slow as molasses waiting for entries to load)……Are you sayin’ that I didn’t get to see my kids and my only grandchild for a year-plus and that it was unnecessary? My only grandchild missed the last third of kindergarten and her WHOLE first grade and it was unnecessary? Are you sayin’ I had to wear a suffocating mask everywhere, gulp for air, fog my glasses….have to stop walking to breathe every so often, and basically, not want to go out anywhere anyway b/c of the mask difficulties? On and On….

Pretty sure my story is legion….and the only reason it was all “necessary” was to further the socialist/Marxist advance and control over the US population, starting with nationalizing our voting by continuing the “emergency Covid vote” measures that they hope will guarantee their continued strangle-hold on our waning Democratic Republic. You know, when I hear whining and complaining, I think, “Well hell, you GET what you vote for.” What don’t people “get” about this cause and effect?

 
Anonymous
Anonymous
7 hours ago

Wow, he doesn’t say…