Bill Gates Calls Covid-19 Conspiracy Theories ‘So Crazy’
The former head of Microsoft is suspected of intending to microchip the population by vaccination.
Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist Bill Gates, says he is overwhelmed by the volume «crazy» and «evil» conspiracy theories about him circulated on social media during the COVID-19 pandemic. On Wednesday, he announced that he would like to study who is behind this..
In an interview with Reuters, Gates said millions of online posts and «crazy conspiracy theories» about him and the leading American expert on infectious diseases Anthony Fauci, likely widespread due in part to a combination of the fearful coronavirus pandemic and increased social activism.
«Nobody expected me and Dr. Fauci to be so prominent in these really evil theories, ”Gates said. – I am very surprised by this. Hope it goes away».
Gates, the billionaire who stepped down as chairman of Microsoft Corp in 2014, through his Bill and Melinda Gates has allocated at least $ 1.75 billion to the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. These measures include support for selected vaccine manufacturers, diagnostic tool developers and potential therapies..
Since the start of the pandemic a year ago, millions of conspiracy theories have circulated online, fueling misinformation about the coronavirus, its origins and the motives of those fighting it..
They argue that Fauci and Gates artificially created a pandemic to try to control people, that they want to profit from the spread of the virus, and that they want to use vaccinations to implant traceable microchips in humans..
«But do people really believe this?» – asked Gates. – We will really need to learn about this over the next year and understand … how it changes the behavior of people, and how we should minimize it?».
Gates praised Fauci and Francis Collins, heads of the US National Institutes of Health as «smart» and «wonderful people». He said he is looking forward to being able to work effectively and speak the truth under the new presidential administration. Joe Biden.
According to Gates, when the former president Donald Trump fought the pandemic, «sometimes it seemed that they were the only sane people in the US government».
«I am delighted with the team that Biden chose to tackle healthcare challenges.», – said Gates.