Hot on the heels of the pandemic, billionaire Bill Gates is pushing for the world’s leaders to commit billions of dollars toward tackling future pandemics.
He also wants to create a billion-dollar World Health Organization Pandemic Task Force, which would practice “germ games” in preparation for the next big pandemic. The games could simulate “acts of bioterrorism such as smallpox attacks on airports,” he said.
The billions of dollars he wants world leaders to pump into his plan would go toward massive research and development, where scientists could even find a cure for influenza and the common cold.
On his part, Gates “added that he will continue to talk about pandemic preparedness as part of his work as a philanthropist,” something he’ll be talking about “a lot,” Yahoo! News said.
SOURCE: Yahoo! News November 4, 2021
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Publish Date: 2021-11-13 17:29:30