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Coronavirus / Gates Interview #1261556

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Oct 08, 2020
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with philanthropist Bill Gates, of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, about the coronavirus. [From Seattle, GATES - offers views on the forecasts for coronavirus deaths for the fall/winter, the therapeutics like Regeneron {monclonal antibodies} with cure being an overpromise, other intervention drugs, how we need leadership on vaccine progress, how the virus has to be accepted, on the political pressure on government agencies after "the politicians grabbed the microphone"; on the role National Inst. of Allergy & Infectious Diseases director Dr. Anthony Fauci has played in defending the science, on the coronavirus vs. the Spanish Flu, how a second generation of a vaccine will be needed with great risks {crowds} will go on, on how the health systems are leading to deaths like in Africa; the pandemic as a setback, how some activities like school will get back next summer.] Other material: [Former CDC dir. Jeffrey COPELAND - says we cannot go back to an earlier time, so masks will be part of our lives for some time to come.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The CNN "Coronavirus: facts & Fears" on Saturday night noted.

Cooper, Anderson

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