Bill Gates: COVID-19 treatment drugs should be provided to those who need it, not the "highest bidder"
On July 11, local time, Bill Gates, co-chairman of the United States Gates Foundation, said in a speech at the International AIDS Conference that the damage caused by the COVID-19 epidemic may cause tens of thousands of people in sub-Saharan Africa People cannot get the other treatment they need.
Bill Gates warned that the COVID-19 epidemic has begun to disrupt the global medical supply chain, slowing the prevention and treatment of all other diseases, including AIDS. He also stated that if medicines and vaccines were obtained by the "highest bidders", rather than being provided to those who really needed them, the world would face "longer, more unfair and deadly epidemics." (Gu Xiang, CCTV reporter)