Billionaire Microsoft CEO, Bill Gates has said that coronavirus testing is a complete waste of time.
He pointed out that the amount of time it takes before the test results comes out is enough for infected people to get others infected.
Hoping for fast test results, Bill Gates said that it will help people to “change their behavior so they’re not infecting other people.”
“The simplest thing, which has to do with such insanity, is you should not reimburse somebody for getting a test that it takes more than 48 hours to get the result back,” Gates said in an interview with CNBC.
“That test is a complete waste. And to all these numbers about how much we test, the majority is just complete waste,” he added, calling it “insane” to have to pay for test results that could take more than three days and up to a full week.
The billionaire’s comment was supported by Adm. Brett Giroir, the assistant secretary for health at the US Department of Health and Human Services
Giroir told CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union.” said;
“I started out by saying that we are never going to be happy with testing until we get turnaround times within 24 hours, and I would be happy with point-of-care testing everywhere. We are not there yet. We are doing everything we can to do that.”
US music producer, Dr Dre has stated that he and his wife Nicole Young had a prenuptial agreement before they got married.
Dr Dre made this known in his response to a divorce application filed by his wife and the mother of his two children.
Nicole who is represented by Samantha Spector demanded spousal support from her husband.
She is also expected to get half of her husband's fortune worth $800 million.
In his response to the application, Dr Dre revealed that he and his wife had a prenuptial agreement and this will prevent her from getting half of his wealth.
He also asked the court to file their separation based on what is contained in the...
Senator Ali Ndume has advised the Federal Government against the rehabilitation of ex Boko Haram fighters because they will never repent.
This was after the Federal Government announced the graduation of 601 former Boko Haram fighters from a Deradicalization, Rehabilitation, and Reintegration program of the Army.
Ndume who spoke to BBC Hausa said that the program is kicked against by his people in Borno State.
He said, “This government’s programme is unacceptable to our people. The right thing is to stop it, forthwith. Not that they even apologised to you, they apologized to the government with the thinking that government has failed and that is why they are being pampered,” he said.
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Nollywood filmmaker, Tchidi Chikere has adopted the nanny who took care of him as a baby.
Coming across the nanny after so many years, Tchidi Chikere was filled with stories of his childhood which he found emotional.
The filmmaker who has been without a mum since he lost his decided to adopt the nanny as his new mum.
He shared: "This woman here "carried" me when I was a baby. She was my Nanny. So we met!!! And she told me stories of how I would pee n poo on her as a baby. It was sooo emotional for me..felt like my late mum came back alive.
"When we parted I knew I d adopted a new mum. I ve seen what many...