Bill Gates blasts Trump administration over ‘mismanaged’ coronavirus response

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Bill Gates believes the US response to the coronavirus pandemic was poorly handled from the very beginning.
Gates, however, remains encouraged by ongoing efforts to develop a coronavirus vaccine.
Gates previously said that he believes the US will be able to move past the coronavirus by the end of 2021.
No matter what side of the political divide you happen to fall on, it’s hard to argue that the United States has handled the coronavirus pandemic appropriately and strategically. Whereas former hotspots like Italy have all but moved past the coronavirus at this point, the United States is still struggling to keep the number of new cases down. Just this week, for instance, we saw a surge in new cases across a number of midwestern states. Some states like Wisconsin are even reporting a record number of new coronavirus cases.

Coupled with recent revelations in Bob Woodward’s new book Rage — where Woodward details how Trump back in February decided to downplay the significance and potential danger of the virus — it’s not exactly controversial to say that the overall response to COVID-19 in the U.S. could have been a lot better.

Touching on this very point, Microsoft co-founder …

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