Preview: Vaccine Wars: The Truth About Pfizer

The Truth About Pfizer
Reporter Antony Barnett investigates the workings of the vaccine industry, and the ethics of for-profit healthcare. Photo: Channel 4

Pfizer’s Covid vaccine has saved the lives of millions around the world and the British government has chosen the Pfizer jab over the much cheaper Oxford Astra Zeneca for its autumn roll-out of boosters. 

But as Pfizer hikes up the price of its vaccine and enjoys record-breaking profits, questions are mounting over its behaviour. Is it unfairly profiteering from the pandemic? Has it always played by the rules? And is it doing enough to stop people in poorer countries dying from Covid? 

Vaccine Wars: The Truth About Pfizer – Friday at 7.30pm on Channel4