Bill Gates Now Covid-19 Positive,
Experiences Mild Symptoms
Bill Gates confirmed on Tuesday that he has tested positive for COVID-19 and is experiencing mild symptoms.
The Microsoft co-founder shared via Twitter that he will isolate himself until he is again healthy.
“I’m fortunate to be vaccinated and boosted and have access to testing and great medical care,”
Bill Gates has been a vocal proponent of pandemic mitigation measures, specifically about access to vaccines and medication for poorer countries.
The Gates Foundation in October said it will spend $120 million to boost access to generic versions of drugmaker Merck’s antiviral COVID-19 pill.
That $120 million spendings will be aimed at ensuring COVID-19 pill access for lower-income countries.