Bill Gates: Coronavirus crisis continues, but don’t forget malaria
“Ridding the world of preventable, treatable diseases like malaria will save millions of lives and lead to healthier, more prosperous communities,” Gates tweeted Tuesday. “And that will make them better prepared to confront any new health challenges like COVID-19 in the future.”
Gates’ most recent comments echo that of health officials who have recently urged Americans to get a vaccine for influenza in order to limit the risk of hospitals being overloaded with multiple epidemics.
While Gates, who has been critical about the country’s response to the pandemic, has invested a hefty sum in medicine development and vaccines tied to treating COVID-19, he stressed that other diseases should not be overlooked, especially as …continued .
[Source: Fox News]