And what exactly do you base that assertion on? Please demonstrate to me on more than just your say so why my quoted figures aren’t relevant? Because profits in the billions doesn’t sound like pro bono work to me.

“According to Lam, all three vaccines combined amounted to more than $1.4 billion in sales profits for Merck in 2014. The controversialHPV vaccine, Gardasil also brought in $1.7 billion in profits for Merck. “While a spokesperson for Merck told The Atlantic that vaccines remained one of its key areas of focus — it generated $5.3 billion in sales in 2014”

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