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Bill Gates: President Trump’s COVID adviser: a ‘pseudo-expert’

Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, talks to Yahoo Finance Editor-in-Chief Andy Serwer about the outlook for a COVID-19 vaccine and the shortcomings of the U.S. pandemic response.

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BILL GATES: Well, I think the most maligned thing is where you start to attack your own experts and you know, suggest that maybe politicians know better than disease experts. You know, in this case, the CDC has not been allowed to really speak out. You know, when they tried to put information on their website, that got edited by politicians. We now have a pseudo-expert advising the president.