'It is impossible to overstate the pain': Fight against coronavirus will define our era, Bill Gates says

SEATTLE — The novel coronavirus pandemic will define the modern era in the same way World War II shaped an earlier generation, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates says in a 11-page memo outlining his ideas on how best to tackle the disease.“This is like a world war, except in this case, we’re all on the same side,” he writes.The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has committed $250 million to the battle and Gates has been speaking up regularly to influence its direction — something that has sometimes placed him at odds with President Donald Trump and made him a target of right-wing pundits and conspi…

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