Fact-checked by: Vistinomer

2020/09/29 | North Macedonia

FALSE: How could Bill Gates say five years ago that there would be a pandemic in 2020?

Explanation: This is a manipulation of Bill Gates' speech at a TED conference in 2015 where he pointed out that the world had not done enough to stop Ebola and spoke generally about the danger of new pandemics. Gates says a viral pandemic could occur in the future, but did not specify exactly what type of virus and what year. He does not specifically mention the new coronavirus - SARS-CoV-2, which causes Covid-19.

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