Press Release: Rubio Sends Letter to Pfizer CEO on Alleged Gain-of-Function Research

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Following Project Veritas’ investigative report suggesting that Pfizer’s research may involve gain of function, dubbed “directed evolution,” Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) sent a letter to Pfizer President and CEO Albert Bourla. A statement in the letter from Rubio reads, “Whether it’s gain of function research, or selected structure mutations through directed evolution, as Mr. Walker claimed would occur, any effort to make a virus more transmittable and deadlier is careless and dangerous. Further, Mr. Walker stated that Pfizer is willing to engage in this dangerous research because COVID and its variants are ‘a cash cow’ for the company and regulators will go easy on their efforts because a significant percentage of government officials aim to work for Pfizer and other biopharmaceutical companies and do not want to compromise their future job prospects.”