Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said in December that he has not yet received the vaccine because he does not want to “cut in line”.
Bourla was expected to visit Israel but canceled his trip after it turned out that he was not vaccinated against the Coronavirus. A report noted that Bourla, as well as the members of the delegation that was meant to accompany him during his visit, have not gotten their second dose yet.
As a result, it was pronounced that the official visit to Israel will be delayed, which also posed a logistic challenge because of the upcoming Israeli elections.
A Pfizer spokesperson told N12, “We continue to be interested on visiting Israel and meeting with decision-makers. The visit to Israel will probably be scheduled towards the end of spring”.
Bourla made headlines last week when he referred to Israel as the ‘world’s lab’ when it comes to COVID-19 vaccine rollout, stating that “they are only using our vaccine.”