March 3, 2024

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Bill Gates harassed on social media for comments

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The co-founder of Microsoft Bill Gates was targeted and harassed on many social media websites in the wake of his remarks criticising the national response to the coronavirus pandemic and the US decision to withdraw money from the World Health Organisation.

On a new Instagram post thanking healthcare workers, the billionaire philanthropist was exposed to countless thousands of comments calling him a partisan and linking him to a broad assortment of bizarre conspiracy theories.

The Gates Foundation is the second-largest financial backer of the WHO following the United States. The organisation has also committed roughly $250 million for research and testing related to COVID-19.