“I have tested positive for Covid-19. I am experiencing mild symptoms and following expert advice to self-isolate until I am healthy again.” Bill Gates on May 10 on his Twitter account. Since then, she has been recovering favorably, as indicated at the Global Covid-19 Summit, of which he was part through an online communication. There he stressed the importance of getting vaccinated against the coronavirus and warned of the arrival of a next pandemic.
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Since the irruption of coronavirus, the businessman dedicated himself to disseminating information about the pandemic and highlighting the care to be taken into account. Then when the scientific advance arrived, he showed himself as a faithful defender of vaccinationwhich is why his contagion, he said, had mild symptoms.
“I am lucky to be vaccinated and have the booster and also have access to tests and medical insurance, express gates in dialogue with the Global Covid-19 Summit, a meeting of experts that was held for the second time in the United States. In addition, indicated that vaccines prevent the disease from developing seriously and death; however, he stressed that there should be an update on them. “We need vaccines that prevent reinfection and last for many years,” assured.
Right there, he asked that a worldwide team be formed to carry out preventive actions against the threats of the emergence of new diseases, such as this virus that changed the lives of humans and marked a way to carry out a pandemic. To start this path, he donated 125 million dollars to be used to develop tools for those who have deficiencies in the health system.
In this way, the founder of microsoftwhich denoted being very involved in the subject, based on scientific research to which he had access, issued a warning regarding a possible new situation that humanity will have to face. “In the future we will have another pandemic. It will be a different pathogen next time.”expressed weeks ago in dialogue with the channel CNBCTherefore, it attaches greater importance to the technological advances that could be developed to be prepared for it.
New wave of coronavirus in the world
After two years with high cases of coronavirus and new variants that increased the number of deaths from this virus, the arrival of a new normality began to be visualized in which the usual activities were resumed. However, in recent weeks an increase in infections has been detected worldwide.
In the last days, The United States reported 438 new deaths and 53,345 coronavirus infections in just 24 hours, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In this way, as happened during 2020 and 2021, this country is once again the largest source of global contagion, which generated great concern.
In the case of Argentina, the Minister of Health Carla Vizzotti assured that the national territory is experiencing an increase in cases. “Today we are starting a fourth wave of Covid-19 that finds us in a totally different situation”, expressed in the Federal Health Council (COFESA), and referred that the vaccination that is still carried out as well as the sanitary measures positively affect this new panorama. In the last week 33,989 new infections were registered.