What Bill Gates is afraid of

What’s likeliest to kill more than 10 million human beings in the next 20 years? It’s probably not what you’d think. For much more, read Ezra Klein’s feature story: http://bit.ly/3cyulAe

UPDATE: Watch our 2020 follow-up interview with Gates: https://youtu.be/jLbJayQygzw

There’s something out there that’s as bad as war, something that kills as many people as war, and Bill Gates doesn’t think we’re ready for it.

“Look at the death chart of the 20th century,” he says, because he’s the kind of guy that looks at death charts. “I think everybody would say there must be a spike for World War I. Sure enough, there it is, like 25 million. And there must be a big spike for World War II, and there it is, it’s like 65 million. But then you’ll see this other spike that is as large as World War II right after World War I, and most people, would say, ‘What was that?'”

“Well, that was the Spanish flu.”

In a 1990 paper on “The Anthropology of Infectious Disease,” Marcia Inhorn and Peter Brown estimated that infectious diseases “have likely claimed more lives than all wars, noninfectious diseases, and natural disasters put together.”

Infectious diseases are our oldest, deadliest foe.

And they remain so today. “In a good year, flu kills over 10,000 Americans,” says Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “In a bad year, it kills over five times that. If we have a pandemic, it will be much worse. People think the H1N1 flu wasn’t so bad. But more than 1,000 American kids died from H1N1!”

Read the full Ezra Klein feature on Vox: http://bit.ly/3cyulAe

And if you’re revisiting this video in 2020, you can find all of our coronavirus coverage on Vox right here: http://bit.ly/3ass73s

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  1. Gates creates the illusion of a pandemic to suit his own agenda! All of a sudden, a guy who has been talking about extreme over population for decades wants to save everyone with a “vaccine”……a “vaccine” that has skipped 95% of its safety trials and has no liability to those who manufactured it! Oh and lastly, Gates took out patents on those “vaccines” in 2019…..before the pandemic came along! But this was never planned lolololol

  2. He has the money to create all this. Don’t be fooled. These are all man made. He is the devil in the flesh. If you don’t have the money he has, you to are at risk. Just know! He funded this.

  3. "What will lead to end of the world?"
    Politicians: Nuclear war
    Scientists: New pandemic
    Ecologists: Global warming
    Me: All of those at the same time.

  4. what the heck how could this very smart man alongside pretty much all scientists and researchers in this field at that time predict COVID, what the heck??!?! who could've guessed we should trust science?!?!?! i better make a funny youtube comment about how bill gates (somehow) predicted COVID, that would be pretty funny and relatable!!!

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