Software mogul and top WHO donor says he has tested positive for Covid-19
Retired Microsoft co-founder and WHO mega-donor Bill Gates said on Tuesday that he had tested positive for Covid-19 and would remain isolated until he recovered. The announcement came as Gates was building his foundation to support further epidemic prevention and published a book on the subject.
“I tested positive for Kovid. I am experiencing mild symptoms and I am isolated following the advice of experts until I recover. ” Gates Tweet Tuesday added, “I am fortunate that I have been vaccinated and improved and have had the opportunity to receive tests and great medical care.”
He mentioned that the Gates Foundation is meeting today “For the first time in two years.” But he will use a video chat platform owned by Microsoft “Look at everyone and thank them for their hard work.”
“We will continue to work with partners and do our best to ensure that none of us have to deal with the epidemic again.” Gates added.
I tested positive for COVID. I am experiencing mild symptoms and I am isolated following the advice of experts until I recover.
– Bill Gates (@ BillGates) May 10, 2022
Gates has been a vocal champion of coronavirus restrictions since the epidemic began – from lockdowns and social distances to masks and even vaccine mandates. Although not a doctor, his views have attracted attention because the Gates Foundation is a major donor to the World Health Organization (WHO). It invests billions in the development and distribution of vaccines.
The college mogul turned into a dropout-software mogul also drew attention to his 2015 TED talk where he warned about a “Inevitable”The global epidemic, and the fact that his foundation sponsored the event 201 practice in 2019, closely resembles the global response to Covid-19.
Gates has blown away his critics “Crazy” Conspiracy theorists earlier this month published a book entitled “How to Prevent the Next Epidemic,” which was praised by WHO chief Tedros Adhanam Ghebreissas. He is also pushing for the creation of GERM (Global Epidemic Response and Mobilization), a garment with an annual budget of at least $ 1 billion that will plan for future epidemics.