Opinion: Pfizer, BioNTech didn't take US government's support to develop their vaccine. Let's stop rewriting the facts
Pfizer and BioNTech declined to take R&D or manufacturing funding from the US government for their Covid-19 vaccine — and they’ve been pretty loud in saying that.
But months after their shot won emergency approval — with millions of Americans now vaccinated — there’s a rewriting of history ongoing that would make it appear Pfizer took help from the government. The implications of that narrative retooling could have a big impact on public perception and policy in the coming months.
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