Philanthropist Bill Gates (pictured in October) says an antiviral drug may be developed into a form patients can take closer to the onset of Covid-19 symptoms. Photo: DPAPhilanthropist Bill Gates (pictured in October) says an antiviral drug may be developed into a form patients can take closer to the onset of Covid-19 symptoms. Photo: DPA
Philanthropist Bill Gates (pictured in October) says an antiviral drug may be developed into a form patients can take closer to the onset of Covid-19 symptoms. Photo: DPA

Coronavirus: Bill Gates predicts ‘substantial’ reduction in death rate by end of year

  • Gates sees antivirals and various antibodies under development as the most likely drivers in lowering death rates
  • Fatality ratios for most hard-hit countries range from 15 per cent to 1 per cent

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Philanthropist Bill Gates (pictured in October) says an antiviral drug may be developed into a form patients can take closer to the onset of Covid-19 symptoms. Photo: DPAPhilanthropist Bill Gates (pictured in October) says an antiviral drug may be developed into a form patients can take closer to the onset of Covid-19 symptoms. Photo: DPA
Philanthropist Bill Gates (pictured in October) says an antiviral drug may be developed into a form patients can take closer to the onset of Covid-19 symptoms. Photo: DPA
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