Bill Gates announced on the Trevor Noah show that he is funding 7 factories to build 7 vaccines in parallel. Only 2 of the 7 vaccines will likely work but driving these in parallel reduces the time to get the right vaccine the hands of the world at the earliest.

“It’ll be a few billion dollars we’ll waste on manufacturing for the constructs that don’t get picked because something else is better. But a few billion in this situation we’re in, where there’s trillions of dollars…being lost economically, it is worth it,”. 


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