Explanation: In the 2015 TED talk featured in the video, he never actually uses the word coronavirus, nor does he mention COVID-19. But his comments do sound prescient. He talks about an epidemic and we're now in the midst of a pandemic. People could be infected with COVID-19 and not show symptoms for days, if at all. And it’s mainly spread between people in close contact through respiratory droplets when someone coughs or sneezes.Read the Full Article (PolitiFact)
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