Bill Gates just ratcheted up his PR campaign to sow doubts about President Trump’s alleged ‘political meddling’ with the FDA, while also placing him in league – if only temporarily – with the vaccine skeptics Gates frequently rails against.
During an interview with Bloomberg News, the Microsoft founder and Gates Foundation chairman, who has persisted in his defenses of the WHO despite growing evidence of missteps, attacked the FDA’s credibility, claiming that he no longer believes the FDA is ‘the world’s premier public-health authority’, as Bloomberg says during the opening paragraph of the post.
Gates, who has helped finance several vaccine projects around the world, said he doesn’t trust the CDC, either, because credibility and a focus public welfare have become “casualties of a presidency that has downplayed or dismissed science and medicine in the pursuit of political gain.” Read more…..
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The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation focuses on public health and has committed more than $350 million for the development of vaccines, diagnostics and therapeutics in the fight against the coronavirus. Bill Gates joined “CBS Evening News” with more on the U.S.’ pandemic response and the progress of finding a vaccine.