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Bill Gates Says U.S. Virus Testing Has ‘Mind-Blowing' Problems

1 month ago   |   By Bloomberg

Microsoft Corp. founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates said it's “mind-blowing” that the U.S. government hasn't improved Covid-19 testing that he described as slow and lacking fair access.
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Bill Gates says most COVID-19 tests in the US are 'completely garbage' because it takes too long to get results

Bill Gates says most COVID-19 tests in the US are 'completely garbage' because it takes too long to get results

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Bill Gates says there's one massive problem with COVID-19 tests in the US: results take too long to come back.
He said in a recent interview with WIRED that the majority of US COVID-19 tests are "completely garbage" and "wasted."
To solve the problem of slow testing, Gates said medical providers shouldn't receive payment for COVID-19 tests unless they can produce results within 48 hours.
He also called on Mark Zuckerberg to do more to combat the spread of misinformation and conspiracy theories on Facebook.
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