The next outbreak? We’re not ready - TEDTalk by Bill Gates (2015)
In his 2015 TED Talk titled "The Next Outbreak? We're Not Ready," Bill Gates predicting: "If anything kills over 10 million people in the next few decades, it's most likely to be a highly infectious virus rather than a war."
Meet the world’s most powerful doctor: Bill Gates (2017, Politico)
Over the past decade, the world’s richest man has become the World Health Organization’s second biggest donor, second only to the United States and just above the United Kingdom. This largesse gives him outsized influence over its agenda, one that could grow as the U.S. and the U.K. threaten to cut funding if the agency doesn’t make a better investment case.
“The foundation’s impact on the WHO is enormous,” said Garrett, of the Council on Foreign Relations. “If they weren’t there, if they walked away with their money, the deleterious impact would be profound, and everyone is all too aware of that.”