Coronavirus may kill over 10 million people, warns Bill Gates

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Srinagar: The Microsoft founder and global health pioneer Bill Gates has warned that coronavirus in Africa could overwhelm and may kill over 10 million people, The Telegraph reported.

While speaking at the AAAS meeting in Seatt Mr. Gates said, “this is a huge challenge, we’ve always known the potential for an naturally caused, or intentionally caused, pandemic is one if the few things that could disrupt health systems and economies and cause more than 10 million excess deaths.”

“This could be particularly if it spreads in areas like sub-Saharan Africa and some Asia, it could be very very dramatic, he added.

Mr. Gates further said coronovirus was more worrying than Ebola because although the death rate is not as high, it spreads far faster.

“Ebola is terrible, but it’s not like a lightning flu,” he said.

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