Senator Malcolm Roberts has hit out at the rejection of the inquiry motion accusing the Labor and Greens parties of being “Big Pharma whores.”

Voting in support of the inquiry Senator Roberts said: “The evidence is quite clear that the excess death rate is around 17 per cent—unexplained!

A motion put to the senate by Senator Ralph Babet on May 24 to establish an inquiry to investigate an excess, non-covid related death rate of 17 per cent, or some 30,000 suspected vaccination victims in the Australian population was defeated by one vote.