RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a post on his personal blog, Microsoft founder Bill Gates shared his views on the crisis and outlined strategies he believes are required to halt the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Gates says the pandemic resembles a world war, except that in this case, we can all work together to learn about the disease and develop tools to fight it. The billionaire points out that innovations need to happen in five areas: treatments, vaccines, testing, contact tracking, and policies to reopen the economy.
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