The Microsoft founder said he did not want to sound “doom and gloom” but warned there was a risk an “even more transmissive and even more fatal” variant could be generated.
He told the Financial Times (FT) in an interview the risk of that happening is “way above five per cent” and would mean the world has yet to see the worst of the pandemic, if his predictions are indeed correct.
Gates cautioned that while the war in Ukraine dominates the international agenda, global leaders should not to lose sight of the health crisis, even as he flies around the world relentlessly lecturing about climate issues.
Bill Gates on Tuesday addressed the criticism he has received for speaking out on global warming while producing a large carbon footprint with the use of flying in private jets. https://t.co/hkwWDGPxld— Breitbart News (@BreitbartNews) February 23, 2021