Invoice Gates revealed he has had some unusual chats in his two conferences with President Donald Trump, saying that each instances they met Trump requested him concerning the distinction between HIV and HPV, in keeping with video from a Gates Basis occasion aired by MSNBC on Thursday.
The Microsoft co-founder was telling the gang a couple of assembly at Trump Tower throughout the presidential transition and one other different on the White Home in 2017, The Hill reported.
“Each instances he needed to know if there was a distinction between HPV and HIV,” Gates mentioned, in keeping with the footage proven on MSNBC’s “All in with Chris Hayes.” “So I used to be in a position to clarify that these have been not often confused with one another.”
HIV is a virus unfold by physique fluids, typically from sexual contact, that assaults the physique’s immune programs, typically resulting in AIDS, in keeping with the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention, whereas HPV, or human papillomavirus, is a bunch of greater than 150 associated viruses, which might trigger cervical, vaginal, and vulvar HPV cancers. Vaccines can stop an infection with the forms of HPV that mostly trigger most cancers.
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Gates mentioned at each conferences Trump requested concerning the destructive results of vaccines, The Hill reported.
“In each of these two conferences, he requested me if vaccines weren’t a foul factor, as a result of he was contemplating a fee to look into the unwell results of vaccines,” Gates mentioned. “And I mentioned, ‘No, that is a lifeless finish. That may be a foul factor, do not try this.'”
Gates has been concerned within the battle in opposition to HIV for a very long time, with the Gates Basis concentrating its efforts in sub-Sahara Africa whereas committing greater than $three billion in HIV grants to organizations world wide.
In the course of the presidential transition, Trump met with Robert F. Kennedy Jr., an environmental activist and identified skeptic of childhood vaccinations, Nationwide Public Radio reported, and Kennedy mentioned on the time that he can be heading up a fee on vaccine security and “scientific integrity.”
In response to the video, Gates additionally mentioned Trump had commented on his daughter’s look, and he described that as “scary.”
“He knew my daughter Jennifer as a result of Trump has this horse present factor down in Florida. The truth is he went up and talked to Jen and Jen was being tremendous good,” Gates informed the viewers. “. . . After I first talked to him, it was truly type of scary how a lot he knew about my daughter’s look. Melinda [Gate’s wife] did not like that too nicely.”