Bill Gates, the billionaire philanthropist who co-founded Microsoft has said he’s worried about the amount of coronavirus misinformation that’s out there. Speaking to Radio 4’s Today programme ahead of his talk at the Gavi Global Vaccine Summit 2020 in London today, Gates indicated his frustration at those opposed to a vaccine. ‘It is troubling that in times like that, and accelerated by digital tools, there is so much craziness,’ he said. ‘Eventually when we have the vaccine, we will want to develop the herd immunity to have over 80% of the population taken.
A French doctor has claimed there were coronavirus patients in the country as far back as December.
Dr Yves Cohen, an intensive care chief in Paris, said new tests on patient samples has confirmed the presence of the virus in France weeks before the first officially recorded case.Read full article