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Sun May 17, 2020, 02:22 PM

Trump's New COVID-19 Czar Holds $10 Million In Vaccine Company Stock Options

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has slammed COVID-19 vaccine czar Moncef Slaoui’s “huge conflict of interest” after required federal filings revealed he holds $10 million in stock options in one of the companies working to develop a COVID-19 vaccine.

Warren demanded that Slaoui “divest immediately.”


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Slaoui, a former pharmaceutical executive, a former pharmaceutical executive, was named “chief scientist” on Friday for President Donald Trump’s “Operation Warp Speed,” a COVID-19 vaccine development operation. In order to take the new role, he stepped down from his position on the board of directors of biotech company Moderna Inc., which is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. But Slaoui still owns 155,000 Moderna stock options, totaling more than $10 million as of Friday, according to Business Insider.

Slaoui’s economic interest in the company could influence government support for Moderna over other companies that may be more successful in their hunt for a vaccine.

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/moncef-slaoui-covid-19-vaccine-trump-czar_n_5ec05ee0c5b601e938721768

Why be in government if you can't benefit financially from it?

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Sun May 17, 2020, 02:29 PM

1. They've really seemed to be pushing Moderna and ignoring Pitt's PittCoVacc

PittCoVacc was showing promise

One of their data analytics research professors was murdered but it had nothing to do with what he was working on. They say.

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Sun May 17, 2020, 03:12 PM

2. Trump is expecting a kick-back if the vaccine is successful. nt

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Sun May 17, 2020, 03:29 PM

3. It's about the money, every single time. *headdesk* nt

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Sun May 17, 2020, 07:26 PM

4. Circle Jerking Grifters.

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