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Pfizer CEO Bourla tests positive for COVID

Albert Bourla, Chief Executive Officer, Pfizer, speaks at a Press Conference on Pfizer and Partners Announce Accord for a Healthier World at the 51st annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, May 25, 2022. (Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP)
Albert Bourla, Chief Executive Officer, Pfizer, speaks at a Press Conference on Pfizer and Partners Announce Accord for a Healthier World at the 51st annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, May 25, 2022. (Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP)

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla, whose US pharmaceutical firm developed a leading vaccine against COVID-19, says he has tested positive for the disease.

“I am thankful to have received four doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, and I am feeling well while experiencing very mild symptoms. I am isolating and have started a course of Paxlovid,” he writes on Twitter. “We have come so far in our efforts to battle this disease that I am confident I will have a speedy recovery.”

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