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Earlier this year he made a prediction of new form of terrorism on the horizons that the world are not ready for should be treated with seriousness.
Being a Speaker at World Economic Forum, he claimed that going forward bioterrorism could potentially become a serious issue.
Gates is concerned even with the $700 million spending from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation which concentrates on coming up with vaccines to prevent outbreak of future diseases wouldn’t be sufficient to halt a terror menace.
“What preparedness will look like for intentionally caused things, that needs to be discussed,” he said. “It’s very hard to rate the probability of bioterrorism, but the potential damage is very, very huge,” Gates said.
“I think an epidemic, either naturally caused or intentionally caused, is the most likely thing to cause, say, 10,000 excess deaths.