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Bill Gates Says Covid Deaths May Drop to Flu Levels by Mid-2022

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WATCH: Bill Gates, the billionaire co-founder of Microsoft, discusses the global fight against Covid-19 and the importance of pandemic preparedness.Source: Bloomberg

Covid deaths and infection rates may dip below seasonal flu levels by the middle of next year assuming new dangerous variants don’t emerge in the meantime, Bill Gates said.

Between natural and vaccine immunity and emerging oral treatments, “the death rate and the disease rate ought to be coming down pretty dramatically,” the billionaire founder of Microsoft Corp. said Thursday at the Bloomberg New Economy Forum in Singapore.