Disinfo: Bill Gates is sponsoring the coronavirus

Summary

Last year, Bill Gates said that 33 million people could die from coronavirus in 250 days.

A few months ago, the head of Microsoft held an exercise called Event 201, which simulated an outbreak of a new virus that killed 65 million people in 18 months. The idea of the teachings is simple – globalization in the name of salvation. Well-known pharmaceutical giants and the Pentagon representatives took part in this exercise. The timing of the exercise cannot be a coincidence: when the exercises were conducted, the coronavirus did not exist. It should either be Nostradamus, or a person who created it [the virus]. Therefore, these exercises directly confirm Gates’s involvement in this problem.

Disproof

Conspiracy theory and a pro-Kremlin narrative about the coronavirus and Bill Gates.

There was in fact an exercise “Event 201” that took place in October that was hosted by the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, that focused on emergency preparedness in the event of a "severe pandemic." But it didn’t make real-life predictions about death tolls.

"To be clear, the Center for Health Security and partners did not make a prediction during our tabletop exercise. For the scenario, we modeled a fictional coronavirus pandemic, but we explicitly stated that it was not a prediction. Instead, the exercise served to highlight preparedness and response challenges that would likely arise in a very severe pandemic. We are not now predicting that the nCoV-2019 outbreak will kill 65 million people", says Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security in a statement.

Background:

In response to the outbreak of the corona virus the Chinese authorities have placed more than a dozen cities under quarantine. The World Health Organisation is working with Chinese authorities and global experts to learn more about the virus. The virus "2019-nCoV” comes from a family of viruses that include the common cold, and viruses such as SARS and MERS.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue182
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 03/02/2020
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: China, US
  • Keywords: coronavirus, Conspiracy theory, Bill Gates, Biological weapons

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