Bill Gates is not an immunologist, but he is a pretty smart guy — and an eternal optimist.
The creator of Microsoft, who has since become a philanthropist with his billions of dollars battling the scourge of malaria in Africa, says once the Omicron variant sweeps across the world and fades, we could be in the clear.
“As countries experience their Omicron wave health systems will be challenged. Most of the severe cases will be unvaccinated people. Once Omicron goes through a country then the rest of the year should see far fewer cases so Covid can be treated more like seasonal flu,” Gates wrote on Tuesday during a Twitter Q&A with Devi Sridhar, chairman of global public health at the University of Edinburgh.
As countries experience their