Arnold Monto of the VRBPAC Committee's $176,074.44 Conflicts of Interest Include Payments from Pfizer
I suppose there's a rational explanation as to why he was even on the Committee?
We owe a debt to past generations who passed legislation to make sure that the public could find out if their doctors are influenced by funds from pharmaceutical companies.
OpenPaymentsData.CMS.gov is a freely accessible website that is searchable by physician name.
Dr. Arnold Monto of the recent VRBPAC Committee that rubberstamped COVID-19 vaccines for kids, toddlers, and infants.
So, I wondered: Does he have any conflicts of interest with vaccine makers?
Why, yes. Yes he does.
See for yourself. Toggle the settle to “All years”
His income from these activities is much, much higher than the national median for physicians.
Oh, come now. These are upstanding professionals who care about granny and the children. They would never let money get in the way of good sound science. I wish we could all stop being so cynical.
That should be totally illegal. Anyone who can enlighten me as to why it's not? (Serious question).