Around 33 million people might wipe out in less than a year by a pathogen by 2035
26 Jun 2019 03:50 PM
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At a recent conference, Bill Gates cautioned that in next 15 years, a fast-moving pathogen will likely kill more than 300 million people in less than a year. The possible reasons behind it could be-mutation, accident, or terrorist intent. This will not be the first time for such a thing to happen, the 'Black Death' is one such previous example which killed almost one-third of Europe. He elaborates, in 1918, the 'Spanish Flu' had wiped out more than 50 million people.