Billionaire Bill Gates, 66, and promoter of vaccination against covid-19, announced that he had tested positive for coronavirus with mild symptoms, after which He was criticized on social networks by anti-vaccine and denier Internet users.
"I have tested positive for covid. I am experiencing mild symptoms and am following expert advice to isolate myself until I am healthy again"reported on social networks the co-founder of Microsoft.
gates it was declared "lucky" for being vaccinated and having received the booster dose, as well as having had access to diagnostic tests and medications to deal with the disease.
In addition, he announced his participation, virtually, in a meeting of the Gates Foundation that was to be the first face-to-face meeting after two years of the covid-19 pandemic.
The businessman promised that, together with his foundation, he will "everything possible" for what "no one ever has to deal with a pandemic again".
Precisely, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is one of the non-governmental organizations that will participate tomorrow, Thursday, in the second world summit against covid-19 convened by the United States Government, and chaired by Germany, Belize, Indonesia and Senegal.
Bill Gates has been involved with his foundation in financing vaccines against covid-19 for developing countries and has just published a book entitled "How to avoid the next pandemic".
The announcement of its contagion was taken advantage of by anti-vaccine Internet users who they mocked the billionaire with ironic comments like "Bill Gates tests positive for missing fifth dose".
There were also those who called "collect funds to help you in this process" or who joked that "thank God he is four times vaccinated".