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WorldMar 16, 2020, 6:41 PM IST
In 2015, Bill Gates Predicted World Would Face 'Highly Infectious Virus'
In April 2015 following the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, co-founder of Microsoft Corporation, Bill Gates, had predicted that the world would struggle to cope with a highly infectious virus and also warned about its dangers. Unfortunately, it appears that nobody listened to him then, as the world continues to battle with the coronavirus pandemic. It all happened when Bill Gates participated in a 2015 Ted Talks and revealed his fears of a potential global epidemic. Gates, who has donated 50 million dollars to speed up the development of a coronavirus treatment, had also made an appeal for becoming better prepared to tackle the same. So what did Bill Gates really say in his Ted Talks titled – The Next Outbreak? We’re Not Ready. Watch this video y Sunita Iyer to know more.
WorldSep 9, 2019, 3:45 PM IST
Burkina Faso bomb blasts: 29 killed in two attacks
In an official communique, Burkina Faso government's spokesman Remis Fulgance Dandjinou confirmed that two blasts took place in the country that killed 29 people in two separate incidents.