While some 328 million Americans are eagerly awaiting a vaccine to ward off COVID-19, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo apparently isn’t one of them.
The Democrat, who is busy hawking a new book as the virus spikes again in New York, on Tuesday complained that President Trump’s ego is driving the fierce push to create a vaccine, as are greedy drug companies, which, he said, just want to cash in by manufacturing the vaccines.
“You didn’t need Trump to tell the vaccine companies you should develop a vaccine. He had nothing to do with it,” Cuomo said in an interview on Hot 97’s “Ebro in the Morning” radio show. “Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, they all know this is billions of dollars, whoever gets to the market first. So, it’s in their economic interest to push this fast.”
Pfizer on Nov. 9 said results from its most recent human trials on its coronavirus vaccine show it is more than