Covid-19 roundup: Pfizer sues former employee for stealing vaccine secrets; European officials recommend vaccine boosters ahead of winter surge
Pfizer is suing its former associate director of clinical statistics in a California court after she uploaded thousands of files to her personal Google drive in October and then misled the company about what she took and where the files are today.
According to the complaint filed Tuesday evening, Chun Xiao (Sherry) Li uploaded over 12,000 files — including scores of confidential Pfizer documents — from her Pfizer-issued laptop to a personal account and when Pfizer addressed the issue with her, she initially gave the appearance of cooperation, but instead misled Pfizer about what she took, how she took it, when and why she did it.
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