SEATTLE (AP) — Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said Tuesday helium has tested affirmative for COVID-19 and is experiencing mild symptoms.
Via Twitter, the billionaire philanthropist said helium volition isolate until helium is again healthy.
“I’m fortunate to beryllium vaccinated and boosted and person entree to investigating and large aesculapian care,” Gates wrote.
The Seattle-based Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is the astir influential backstage instauration successful the world, with an endowment of astir $65 billion.
Bill Gates has been a vocal proponent for pandemic mitigation measures, specifically entree to vaccines and medicine for poorer countries. The Gates Foundation successful October said it volition walk $120 cardinal to boost entree to generic versions of drugmaker Merck’s antiviral COVID-19 pill for lower-income countries.