Bill Gates speaking to The Financial Times on April 8, 2020 about the Covid-19 vaccine:
You Don't Have A Choice
"But you don't have a choice. People act like you have a choice. People don't feel like going to the stadium when they might get infected. You know, it's not the government who's saying OK, just ignore this disease, and people are deeply affected by seeing these deaths, by knowing they could be part of the transmission chain, and old people, their parents, their grandparents could be affected by this.
And so you don't get to say, ignore what's going on here. There will be the ability, particularly in rich countries, to open up if things are done well over the next few months. But for the world at large, normalcy only returns when we've largely vaccinated the entire global population."
Full Transcript: https://www.ft.com/content/13ddacc4-0ae4-4be1-95c5-1a32ab15956a
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