Are Vaccines big Money now?
See next link for vaccine price list. Several of the newer vaccines are well over $100 a shot and they only cost 1 to $4 to produce.
#20.https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/programs/vfc/awardees/vaccine-management/price-list/index.html Here is the price list for today’s vaccines. Chicken pox or Varicella vaccine $110, HPV vaccine $160, Rotavirus vaccine $115, pneumococcal vaccine $130. How can something be a money loser that cost $4.00 to make and sells for $120.
A couple of the oldest vaccines are around $13 to $20 for the CDC and $30 in the private sector.
You may say "so what pharma has a right to make a profit". True, but this is to show these are not just profits, there 'massive' profits. How many industries make over 50% profit? Vaccines are 200% to 1000% profit. They will say and do anything to maintain these profits. Billions are at stake. They have the money to buy your legislators, CDC and control the media. The media makes more money off pharma advertising than any other source. The LA Times was recently bought by a pharma billionaire.
This says: "today, it costs 68 times more to fully immunize a child than it did in 2001". GSK has made $30 Billion since 2009 on the pneumococcal vaccine alone.($130 a child)
#19.https://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/conditions/how-vaccines-became-big-business/article572731/ This 2009 article says. flu shot costs $1 to make and has gone from $2 dollars a shot to $8(now $18, is a 2009 article) a shot, a healthy profit(See 5th paragraph under heading "How vaccines are sold and prices set").
Shows how vaccines have become big business and prices rising fast. Vaccines have gone from money losers 20 years ago and are now big money and have become top money makers for the few vaccine makers left.
19a.https://investors.merck.com/news/press-release-details/2018/Merck-Announces-Fourth-Quarter-and-Full-Year-2017-Financial-Results/default.aspx This 2018 report shows that 3 vaccines, Gardasil, MMRll and pneumovax 23, are the number 3rd, 5th and 8th top money making products for Merck.
Vaccines Off Patent??
- Recently a new argument has been used to say vaccines are not profitable. The media say "most vaccines are off patent, so they cant make money". Nonsense!
Lets look at one of our oldest vaccines, the MMR. It was first made by Merck back in the 1970's, then around 1997 GSK came out with their version of the MMR. Today there is only the MMR ll and Proquad MMRV used in the US, both made by Merck. Canada uses both Merck and GSK versions of the MMR. Still Merck, no one else, no generic companies! See here word search "Merck". The above applies to all the vaccines, no generic vaccines.
So much for "off patent", to this day there is only two makers of the MMR or measles vaccine. You do not see generic vaccinemakers making a MMR vaccine. Merck is making lots of money off its mmr vaccines.(link 19a above shows it is a top money maker for them).
This shows why there is not ANY Generic vaccines. It is also super expensive and difficult to get into the vaccine making business. And if you try Merck and GSK will crush you.
All the vaccines your kid gets are made by GSK, Merck, Sanofi, Pfizer and Seqirus.
I would love to see a single measles vaccine, separate from the MMR, but they refuse to sell it in North America, you can get it in the UK.
19b-https://www.statista.com/statistics/265102/revenues-in-the-global-vaccine-market/ This shows the Global vaccine market has gone from 32 $Billion in 2014 to 49 Billion in 2018 and expected to be 60 $billion in 2020. Don’t tell me vaccines are not profitable!
19c. https://www.ft.com/content/93374f4a-e538-11e5-a09b-1f8b0d268c39 The Financial Times says "Vaccines are among pharma's biggest selling products.
Phizer says the pneumonia, meningitis pneumococcus vaccine is it’s biggest money maker now, making $6.2 Billion last year at $115 a shot, and costs only a few dollars to make. Also see link #49.
This 2019 article says a Vaccine Prevnar 13 is Phizer's top money maker. Since 2015 has made 23 Billion dollars. They raised the price 5 to 8% annually, faster than inflation. This vaccine is more profitable than Viagra, another of their products.
-This from Reuters news shows in 2019 for Merck, vaccines are driving it's profits. Is making even more money off HPV vaccine and the measles vaccine.
-This 2019 article says the Influenza vaccine was worth $3.96 Billion dollars in 2018 in expected to be a $6.2 Billion dollar market by 2026.
-This says pharmaceutical companies are significantly more profitable than other large companies.(see conclusion)
-This is the CBC Marketplace video called "antivaxers exposed". It is the biggest piece of junk journalism I have ever seen.
-First thing I would ask is, "what did they expose"? There was nothing being hidden. Yes Del gets paid to work, he needs to feed his family, and fund the law suites against the corrupt government.
-They did not need "hidden" camera's.
-How come CBC only slithered in at night when they were partying and ignored the big VIE event with great speakers that went on all day.
-Almost every "fact" in this CBC piece is wrong. Note that she says "vaccines are "off patent" and they do not make money". I disproved this above on this web page.
-CBC says the vaccines do not cause auto-immune diseases, I disprove that silly remark on Tab J How safe are Vaccines page of this site.
-CBC says Del is spreading mis-information, but they never say what it is.
-CBC says "They dont trust mainstream media", duh, I wonder why.
-The real funny bit was when we met Tara, the mother who's kids got pertussis and then got all better, if you watch the de-bunking video above you see she is sponsored by Phizer, and appearing on shows around the country.
-Even funnier is when at min 5:30 Tim Caufield comes on. Everything he says is wrong, all the science on my site here proves it. He makes part of his living writimng articles on anti-vaxers and products that challenge industry's profits, ask him how much he gets paid to speak, as much as Del? Yes! This link shows he gets paid $5000 or more to speak. Del only get $3000 per Marketplace.
-Then, min 6:12 they say serious reactions are only allergic, and there 1 or 2 in a million. Nope, see tab J on this site for all the science or read my article here.
YES, VACCINES ARE NOW BIG MONEY!
I hear over and over "pharma does not make any money off vaccines". Absolute nonsense! Yes that was true 20-25 years ago. Now vaccines are blockbuster money makers.
It can cost anywhere from 300 million to 1.5 Billion to bring a new vaccine to market, that can be recouped in 6 months.
As you go through the links below, you will see that vaccines are now among pharma's top moneymakers now. Phizer says the pneumococcus vaccine is it's biggest money maker now, making 6.2 $billion last year. ($115 a shot and costs 2 or 3 dollars to make.)