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Source: United States House of Representatives – Congressman Michael C Burgess MD (R-TX)

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), a member of the House Rules Committee and Republican Leader of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, released the following statement after Pfizer announced that early data is showing its vaccine to be more than 90% effective. 

“This is great news,” said Burgess. “Since the beginning of this pandemic, I have said that it will be through American innovation that we defeat this Coronavirus. Pfizer’s announcement brings hope that we are closer to having a vaccine and returning to normal. This announcement is promising for Americans and reflects the hard work, dedication, and brainpower of American scientists.”