According tomedia reports, the new coronavirus continues to spread around the world, the number of reported cases and deaths is increasing every day. It has had a huge impact not only on people’s health, but also on people’s way of life and on the global economy. Although no one expected to develop as it is at the beginning of the year, the threat of a fast-spreading virus was long anticipated.
In fact, as early as 2015, Bill Gates gave a TED talk on the subject.
In the video, Gates talks about the threat of future outbreaks and warns that we are not ready for humanity.
As the video describes it: in 2014, thanks to thousands of selfless health workers, the world averted a terrible global Ebola outbreak – and, frankly, some very good luck. In hindsight, we knew we should have done better. So Bill Gates suggests that it’s time to put all our good ideas into practice, from scenario planning to vaccine research to health worker training. As he puts it, “There’s no need to panic… But we need to act. “