Bill Gates

Bill Gates


Sharing things I'm learning through my foundation work and other interests.

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I've tested positive for COVID. I'm experiencing mild symptoms and am following the experts' advice by isolating until I'm healthy again.

I'm fortunate to be vaccinated and boosted and have access to testing and great medical care.

The Gates Foundation is coming together today for the first time in two years, and I am lucky to be on Teams to see everyone and thank them for their hard work.

We will continue working with partners and do all we can to ensure none of us have to deal with a pandemic again.

Bono, you’re just as amazing a philanthropist as you are a friend. Working and learning together has been one of my greatest joys.

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It was an honor to speak (virtually) at the #GlobalCOVIDSummit  today about the urgent action needed to end this pandemic and prevent the next. I'm grateful for the leadership from the US, Belize, Germany, Indonesia and Senegal.

Hey, @Reddit , it’s been a while. Ask me anything at 10:30AM Pacific Time.

I’m answering your questions now on @Reddit :

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Movies like Outbreak nailed it when they imagined a global disease-fighting team who is ready to respond to a crisis on a moment’s notice. Now we need to make it a reality.

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Halting funding for the World Health Organization during a world health crisis is as dangerous as it sounds. Their work is slowing the spread of COVID-19 and if that work is stopped no other organization can replace them. The world needs @WHO  now more than ever.

It’s great to see India’s leadership in scientific innovation and vaccine manufacturing capability as the world works to end the COVID-19 pandemic @PMOIndia 

A mind-blowing fact…more energy from the sun hits the Earth in one hour than humans use in an entire year.

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One of the benefits of being 65 is that I’m eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. I got my first dose this week, and I feel great. Thank you to all of the scientists, trial participants, regulators, and frontline healthcare workers who got us to this point.

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Just when it seemed like life would return to normal, we could be entering the worst part of the pandemic. Omicron will hit home for all of us. Close friends of mine now have it, and I’ve canceled most of my holiday plans.

Humankind has never had a more urgent task than creating broad immunity for coronavirus. It’s going to require a global cooperative effort like the world has never seen. But I know we’ll get it done. There’s simply no alternative.

There are over 100 different coronavirus vaccine candidates in the works. These candidates take a variety of approaches to protecting the body against COVID-19:

One of the questions I am most often asked about the #COVID19  pandemic is how, and when, it will end. This article by @edyong209  does a really good job of outlining the steps we need to take.

I was excited to visit Nigeria and meet with and to discuss the country’s development goals. We agreed that Nigeria’s bright future will benefit from further investment in the country’s greatest resource: its people.

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