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Kishida, Gates agree to cooperate over COVID, nutrition summit

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Gate's involvement worries me. Nothing good will come of it.

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I appreciate all of Bill’s efforts.

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What?? Gates is so important now that he is having conversations with prime ministers??

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Just more PR for Kishida. He's trying so hard to boost his image it's laughable.

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Japan has so far confirmed two cases of the Omicron variant, and has banned new entries of foreigners to prevent its further introduction from overseas.

Delta and omicron mean that there is absolutely no chance that we get to herd immunity. The virus is endemic and will remain so for the foreseeable future.

Fortunately, the effects in vaccinated people seem to be mild.

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What are Bill Gates' qualifications in the field of epidemiology or any kind of medical science? This billionaire worship is sickening, even with the shackles of capitalist economy.

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@indigp

Cancer insurance business worldwide is dominated by US insurance companies, There’s no room for Japan to break in and get any share of the billion dollar business.

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@Meiyouwenti

Japan will provide the typical GOMASURI task to US

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@Ingvar- BINGO.

It is now clear as day who is pulling the strings.

Some countries have moved beyond COVID, in spite of few vaccinations, thanks to highly-effective, readily-available treatments.

Meanwhile, Japan, which faces little risk from COVID due to healthy population, seems doomed to endless border closures and vaccine drives.

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What can I say? Bill Gates? It isn't happening. What is his true motive to be involved in Covid-19? A computer geek? It is surreal. Now most lay people will just think he is a philanthropist and his intentions are good. uthink. Why is is he so involved?

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Welcome to Japan mr gates your Not banned from entering because your a billionaire.

But new entries of foreigners are banned only 3500 people a day arriving from foreign countries are still allowed in.

And who's getting all this excess nutrition ???

Malnutrition is understandable.

The gate is open for the billionaire mr Bill Gates

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What are Bill Gates' qualifications in the field of epidemiology or any kind of medical science? 

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has had as its primary emphasis for decades the eradication of disease. They have funded polio eradication programs, They have funded research into visceral leishmaniasis, one of the leading causes of death in Ethiopia and often associated with AIDS. The foundation has contributed funding to research into what are termed "Neglected Tropical Diseases". They support the The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness. The goal of the Coalition is to fund vaccine research against known infectious diseases the aid of the latest technology, producing vaccines capable of being deployed quickly to contain outbreaks before global health emergencies emerge. The foundation has been heavily involved in developing testing and vaccines for Covid-19. Etc., etc.. In short they are out there in the arena working on exactly these kinds of problems and have done so since the 1980s.

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All of a sudden, I just had a major change of heart on everything that I once stood for. It was an epiphany, a major jubilee and true revelation from God! I just think everyone should get vaccinated and have boosters the rest of their lives. Preferably, a booster every 6 months if not even sooner. We will finally be at peace with all governments, medical institutions, etc. and Covid-19 will just disappear and be a thing of the past. I am so excited and happy about this.

I wish to --and I must-- therefore apologize to one and all, and admit I have been one dastardly selfish person. I can see clearly this now. However, I am in line with the current thinking. Vaxxines are the way to go! No question about. Love the vaccine!! And cherish the booster!

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Add Elon Musk and we’ll have the ultimate Expert Triad.

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The title should have been:

Current PM of Japan, Future President of the US agree to cooperate over COVID, nutrition summit

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Gates is a global elite so is higher than Kishida in the hierarchy... He makes the rules, and, if Kishida doesn't follow them, then the Japanese people will be punished.

Welcome to neofeudalism, I hope you like technoserfdom

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Gate's involvement worries me. Nothing good will come of it.

Because you don't like people supporthing the medical consensus about what is necessary? just empty criticism based on nothing is not at all productive.

What are Bill Gates' qualifications in the field of epidemiology or any kind of medical science? This billionaire worship is sickening, even with the shackles of capitalist economy.

What qualifications do you imagine are necessary to just repeat what the experts in the field are saying?

It is now clear as day who is pulling the strings.

As long as the measures are supported by science as positive for the health why does it matter? Do you honestly believe that as long as you can oppose someone you don't like then it is justified for people to suffer?

Some countries have moved beyond COVID, in spite of few vaccinations, thanks to highly-effective, readily-available treatments.

No country has moved beyon COVID, much less without vaccinating, even the best available treatments still are not enough to reduce the risk from the pandemic to normal, specially since immediate death from the infection is not the only danger.

Welcome to neofeudalism, I hope you like technoserfdom

If exaggerating something out of all proportions is the only thing you can use to criticize it, indirectly it counts as support, it means there is no valid thing you can actually use to do it.

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Now most lay people will just think he is a philanthropist and his intentions are good.

Those are investments, he has profited tremendously from his philanthropy.

Because you don't like people supporthing the medical consensus about what is necessary?

It's one thing to support it, but what he is doing is dictating what that the "medical consensus" is.

Gate's involvement worries me. Nothing good will come of it.

Agreed! Any involvement by Gates is concerning.

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By the way, this article talks about the cooperation between The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Japan regarding the cooperation between them on the Covid-19 Vaccine Global Access Facility and the Tokyo Nutrition for Growth Summit 2021. Neither is explained in details nor how they are related except for this vague sentence. I am perplexed about what this is really about.

The summit on malnutrition issues, including both a lack and excess of nutrition, will be held with overseas members participating virtually amid the spread of the virus.

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Those are investments, he has profited tremendously from his philanthropy.

Sure you can prove it, right? it is not like this is just something you imagine must be happening.

It's one thing to support it, but what he is doing is dictating what that the "medical consensus" is.

How? spending annually many times over what he is worth to fund all the research in every country of the world which is actuall what the medical consensus is based on? again, deeply unrealistic conspiracies that have no way to actually happen in real life are the worst possible kind of arguments anybody can use.

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