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Coronavirus conspiracy theorists target Bill Gates with false claim
Bill Gates on his 2015 ‘virus’ warning, efforts to fight coronavirus pandemic
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, chair and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, joins Chris Wallace on ‘Fox News Sunday.’
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Microsoft founder Bill Gates has become the target of a conspiracy theory linking him to the novel coronavirus, The New York Times reported Friday.
Gates foresaw the kind of devastation a pandemic could bring if world leaders didn't prepare five years ago and has been using his platform to raise awareness about COVID-19 since the early days of the outbreak.
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Because of his 2015 foresight, internet trolls are using social media to spread the conspiracy theory that the Microsoft founder started the virus outbreak himself, and his efforts to help those in need are just a way to mask the truth.