Bill Gates slammed the US coronavirus testing system, calling it "absolutely useless" because results take so long

Ludovic Marin/AFP via Getty Images, Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Bill Gates says that testing is the worst part of the US coronavirus response, and the first thing he'd fix, if he were in charge. "The major.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 1st, 2020

Bill Gates denies long-running coronavirus conspiracy theories

There have been a number of coronavirus conspiracy theories about Bill Gates going ar.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJul 23rd, 2020

Bill Gates says the coronavirus crisis in the US is "an ugly picture" and that "serious mistakes were made" in how the virus was handled

Bill Gates criticized the US coronavirus response, calling the current state of the outbreak in the US "an ugly picture." In an interview with CBS News, Gates said that "serious mistakes were made" in how the virus was handled, pointing .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 23rd, 2020

Bill Gates dismisses Donald Trump"s claim that COVID-19 cases are only rising because of increased testing as "completely false"

Yana Paskova/Getty Images Bill Gates told CNN on Thursday that the US is "not even close" to doing enough to fight the spread of the coronavirus. Gates also dismissed Donald Trump's recent claim that cases are rising because of i.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 26th, 2020

LIVE UPDATES: Obama criticizes Trump"s coronavirus response, FDA orders Bill Gates-funded program to stop testing

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Category: smallbizSource: nytMay 16th, 2020

The FDA ordered an at-home coronavirus testing program funded by Bill Gates to stop testing until the agency gives approval

Lindsey Wasson/Getty The US Food and Drug Administration has ordered a Bill Gates-backed coronavirus testing program in Seattle to discontinue indefinitely, The New York Times first re.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 16th, 2020

Bill Gates is funding a new at-home COVID-19 testing programme and it"s already testing 300 people a day

AP/zz/PBG/AAD/STAR MAX/IPx Bill Gates has announced he's helping to fund a new COVID-19 scanning program in Seattle. The system is called the.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 13th, 2020

Bill Gates says that US testing data is "bogus" because it still takes 3 to 4 days to get results

Getty Bill Gates said at a CNN town hall on Thursday that US testing data is "bogus" bec.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 1st, 2020

Gates Foundation spending an additional $150 million on coronavirus relief after Bill Gates slammed Trump for withdrawing support for WHO

LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP via Getty Images The Gates Foundation announced Wednesday that it will spend an additional $150 million on coronavirus relief efforts, bringing its total commitment to $.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 16th, 2020

Inovio Pharmaceuticals Begins Phase 1 Human Testing Of Its COVID-19 Vaccine

Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s (NASDAQ: INO) Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation-backed DNA vaccine for the novel coronavirus read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 7th, 2020

A potential coronavirus vaccine funded by Bill Gates is set to begin testing in people, with the first patient expected to get it today (INO)

Reuters Healthy volunteers in Philadelphia and Kansas City, Missouri, will begin to test an experimental.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 6th, 2020

Bill Gates says countries can reopen in 6-10 weeks if they do a good job on coronavirus lockdowns

Bill Gates held a Reddit Q&A on Wednesday about the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Gates' philanthropic organisation, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has long specialized in infectious diseases. Gates was asked how long lockdown mea.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 19th, 2020

Bill Gates Could Supply Your Next Coronavirus Test Kit

Bill Gates Could Supply Your Next Coronavirus Test Kit The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will soon begin distributing at-home testing kits for Seattle-area .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 9th, 2020

Project backed by Bill Gates wants to deliver at-home testing kits for coronavirus

Bill Gates is funding a project to issue at-home testing kits for people in the Seattle area who fear they have the corona.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 9th, 2020

Project backed by Bill Gates wants to deliver at-home testing kits for coronavirus, report says

Billionaire Bill Gates is reportedly funding a project dispersing at-home testing kits for people who fear they have been infected by th.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 9th, 2020

Bill Gates Foundation To Fund Coronavirus Testing Kits In Seattle, Aims At Checking Spread Of Disease In The Region

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) co-founder Bill Gates' foundation is set to fund home testing kits to diagnose coronavirus in Seattle. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMar 9th, 2020

Bill Gates says 3 coronavirus treatments being tested now "could cut the death rate dramatically." They may be available within months.

Mike Cohen/Getty Images for The New York Times; Samantha Lee/Business Insider; Robyn Beck/AFP via.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 31st, 2020

Elon Musk and Bill Gates are sparring over Gates" criticism of Musk"s coronavirus comments. Here are 10 other rivalries that have formed between some of the world"s biggest tech leaders.

AP/Jae C. Hong/Yana Paskova/Getty/Business Insider composite While there are many close friendships among tech CEOs in Silicon Valley, there are plenty of feuds, too.  Some appear to be friendly rivalries &mdash.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJul 30th, 2020

Bill Gates: We will have a coronavirus vaccine, but the disease will keep coming back if there"s a US "leadership vacuum"

Mike Cohen/Getty Images for The New York Times; Samantha L.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 30th, 2020

: Mnuchin says White House, Democrats ‘very far apart’ on coronavirus aid deal

Saying the two parties were a long way from a deal, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday they would focus instead on unemployment aid and help for families facing eviction in talks with Congress over the next COVID-19 aid bill......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 29th, 2020

Dow falls 200 points as coronavirus dents quarterly results and relief bill stalls

Coronavirus relief negotiations with House Democrats, who passed a larger relief bill months earlier and criticized the GOP plan as insufficient, are ongoing......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 28th, 2020