Interview with Bill Gates on COVID-19 "It's Mind-Blowing That We're Not Further Along!"

He has invested vast sums of money in the search for a coronavirus vaccine, but is also a favorite target of conspiracy theorists. In an interview, Bill Gates discusses the progress toward a vaccine and what the U.S. has done wrong in the coronavirus pandemic.
Interview Conducted by Veronika Hackenbroch und Marc Pitzke
Bill Gates, the second-richest man in the world

Bill Gates, the second-richest man in the world

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Daniel Berman / REDUX / laif

The search for a solution: a coronavirus vaccine trial in New York

The search for a solution: a coronavirus vaccine trial in New York

Foto: Hans Pennink / AP / picture alliance
The entire world is suffering: Mask distribution in Ghana

The entire world is suffering: Mask distribution in Ghana

Foto: Nana Kofi Acquah / Gates Archive
"I wanted to always play it down": U.S. President Donald Trump

"I wanted to always play it down": U.S. President Donald Trump

Foto: CARLOS BARRIA/ REUTERS
A target for conspiracy theorists: Gates critics in Berlin

A target for conspiracy theorists: Gates critics in Berlin

Foto: Andrea Ferro / REDUX / laif
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