Bill Gates has tested positive for Covid-19. In a Twitter thread on Tuesday, the billionaire reported that he tested positive for coronavirus.
“I have tested positive for Covid-19. I am experiencing mild symptoms and am following expert advice to isolate myself until I am healthy again,” he wrote.
Bill Gates is grateful for having the Covid-19 vaccine
In the thread, he added that he is “lucky” to have been vaccinated against Covid-19 and boosted, as well as “having access to testing and excellent medical care.”
“The Gates Foundation is meeting today for the first time in two years, and I am lucky to be (at Microsoft) to see you all and thank you for your hard work,” he added in another tweet.
“The foundation meeting that Bill is referring to in his tweet is a pre-planned all-employee meeting that we hold every year. Bill tested positive before the meeting and attended virtually,” a Foundation representative told Insider. Bill and Melinda Gates.
Bill Gates and his book on how to prevent a future pandemic
His book, “How to Prevent the Next Pandemic,” came out last week, published by Penguin Random House.
“We will continue to work with partners and do everything we can to ensure that none of us have to deal with a pandemic again,” he added in a final tweet.
Bill Gates has publicly defended the measures implemented to mitigate the pandemic, mainly access to vaccines and medicines in the poorest countries.
As we mentioned in The Truth News, Bill Gates announced in October that it will invest $120 million (through its foundation) to increase access to generic versions of drugmaker Merck’s antiviral pill against Covid-19 in low-income countries.