Pfizer fired one of its employees last week after she accused the pharmaceutical company of trying to hide the connection between its new COVID-19 vaccine and aborted babies, according to Project Veritas.
Melissa Strickler, a manufacturing quality auditor at Pfizer, told the investigative group that she received a voice mail from the Pfizer corporate office informing her of her termination.
“We’ve been advised to let you know that you are not under any circumstances to return to work. Your termination is being processed at the current time,” a man who identified himself as K.J. Wigglesworth, a security official with Pfizer in New York City, said in the Oct. 9 voice mail.
Last week in an interview with Project Veritas, Strickler exposed emails from Pfizer corporate executives instructing staff to avoid mentioning the fetal cell line that the company used to test its COVID vaccine.
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In emails that Strickler provided, corporate leaders said they wanted to “avoid having the information on fetal cells floating out there” and “tried really hard” not to share information about the connection between the vaccine and abortion unless it is “strictly necessary and mission critical.”
The Pfizer COVID vaccine does not contain actual cells from aborted babies, but it was tested with a fetal cell line, HEK293T. That cell line was created with cells from an aborted baby that have been grown and multiplied in a lab for years, according to the Charlotte Lozier Institute.
Based on the emails that Strickler provided to Project Veritas, it appears that Pfizer executives knew many Americans would object to the vaccine if they knew it was tested with a cell line created from an aborted baby.
“These are shocking revelations coming from a Brave Big Pharma Insider. The public has a right to know how the products they consume are developed, especially vaccines,” Project Veritas founder James O’Keefe said.
Project Veritas shared the news about Strickler’s termination in an email Saturday as well as a fundraiser to support her and her family. Find it here.
“She has a family to take care of now, so any support to her and her family during this difficult time is greatly appreciated,” O’Keefe said.
All of the currently available COVID-19 vaccines have links to abortion, though none contain actual cells from aborted babies.
The companies Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca used cell lines created from babies who were aborted decades ago in the development and testing of their vaccines. The connections between abortion and the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are more limited, with cell lines created from aborted babies used only in testing the products.
The Charlotte Lozier Institute has a list of the COVID vaccines with information about whether cell lines created from aborted babies were used in testing and/or production. Find it here.
In response to the investigation, Dr. David Prentice, vice president of the Charlotte Lozier Institute, said the company easily could have avoided a public relations crisis by using ethical materials to create its new COVID-19 vaccine.
“Pfizer and other pharmaceutical companies should commit to no longer using the antiquated science of fetal cells and instead use ethically-sourced alternatives as are routinely used for many other medications,” Prentice said in a statement last week.