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Pfizer and Moderna may want to brace themselves. The NBC affiliate in Tampa, Fla., is reporting that Gov. Ron DeSantis teased upcoming announcements about pursuing accountability for the COVID-19 vaccine makers for vaccine injuries. The manufacturers have a deal that relieves them of liability for injuries from vaccines administered under an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) at the federal level. However, there may be state-level consumer protection laws that state attorneys general could cite.

And it looks like Florida may be the first to try to hold Pfizer and Moderna accountable for making false claims. At a private meeting of the Republican Party of Florida last weekend, DeSantis reportedly said, “We are going to work to hold these manufacturers accountable for this mRNA [vaccine], because they said there was [sic] no side effects, and we know that there have been, and there have been a lot.”

“We did a study in Florida, and you saw an 86% increase in cardiac-related activity from people 18 to 39 from mRNA shots,” DeSantis pointed out. “So we’re going to be doing some stuff to bring accountability there.” Read more…