On the Daily Show with Trevor Noah on April 2, 2020, Bill Gates said:
Sadly, at some level of wealth, there’ll be countries that no matter how hard they try, they will have a widespread epidemic, and so again, sadly, the richer countries that do contain the epidemic will not allow people from those countries to come in unless they are quarantined, or tested or prove they are immune. And so this is gonna stop people going across borders, very dramatically these next few years, till we get to that full vaccination. Within the United States is different because we’re not gonna partition the country, and so therefore, we are all in it together, we can’t do what we’re gonna do with foreign nationals, which is reduce the numbers a lot and have very strict screening there. We’re not gonna have it at every state border, some complex quarantine center, and so the whole country needs, even when you have small numbers, because those can exponentiate to big numbers so quickly, the doubling time is like three days when you’re still behaving in the pre-epidemic way. So each country has to get the entire populous, even some who initially resisted, maybe for very good reasons, because the economic effect on them is strong. So this is powerful medicine, but if you take a big dose of it earlier, you don’t have to take it for nearly as long.
And governments will eventually come up with lot of money for these things, but they don’t know where to direct it, they can’t move as quickly. And so, because our foundation has such deep expertise in infectious diseases, we’ve thought about the epidemic, we did fund some things to be more prepared, like a vaccine effort. Our early money can accelerate things. So, for example, of all the vaccine constructs, the seven most promising of those, even though we’ll end up picking at most, two of them, we’re gonna fund factories for all seven and just so that we don’t waste time in serially saying, ‘Okay which vaccine works, and then building the factory. Because to get to the best case that people like myself and Dr. Fauci are saying is about 18 months. We need to do safety and efficacy and build manufacturing, and they’re different for the different constructs and so will abandon, it’ll be a few billion dollars we’ll waste on manufacturing for the constructs that don’t get picked because something else is better. But a few billion in this, the situation we’re in, where there’s trillions of dollars… That’s a thousand times more, trillions of dollars, being lost economically it is worth it. And normal government procurement processes and understanding which are the right seven in a few months, those may kick in, but our foundation, we can get that boot-strapped and get it going and save months because every month counts.
Things can re-open, if we do the right things in the summer, but it won’t be completely normal. You’ll still be very worried. We may decide masks are important, although right now they’re in short supply for health workers so people should not go and hoard those, but the capacity of that can be brought up. So it may be something that like China today, everybody is walking around, is wearing one of those. We’ll have a lot of unusual measures until we get the world vaccinated. Seven billion people, that’s a tall order, but it is where we need to get to, despite a lot of things in-between now and then to minimize the damage… Well, this is a naturally caused epidemic, and as bad as it is, it looks, if you have reasonable treatment to have a 1% fatality, there could be epidemics that are worse than that, including ones that aren’t naturally caused that are a form of bioterrorism. But I do… One thing I feel good about it is, this is such a big change to the world that this time it won’t be like Ebola, which was just there in West Africa or Central Africa. This time, the tens of billions to have the diagnostic standing by, the vaccine manufacturing standing by, this time we will get ready for the next epidemic
Wow! Well, those are some very amazing saves from Bill and Melinda Gates. Also keep in mind that this is a person, Bill Gates, as he’s saying, he believes a vaccine is going to be the thing that’s gonna save the world.
Bill Gates is our new Savior, according to what we’re hearing now, and Mr. Gates just said in The Washington Post, let’s see, two days ago or three or four days ago, this week, that he wants the whole country shut down. And Bill Gates wants to vaccinate every child in the world he’s stated that, that’s his goal, which is a little ironic. Well, I mean, it’s ironic to begin with. Also we have to understand that Bill Gates has now, just recently in last couple of weeks, resigned from his board position at Microsoft and Berkshire Hathaway so you can focus on his foundation goals. Well, we should be very concerned about that.