Gates told the audience that during his two meeting with Trump, the president asked whether there was any difference between HIV and HPV. Gates said: "he wants to know if there is any difference between HPV and HIV. So I can explain that they are rarely confused. "
HIV, also known as the human immunodeficiency virus, causes AIDS; HPV, the human papillomavirus, may cause cervical cancer. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation donated a lot of money for HIV treatment and prevention, including $100 million in 2002 and $140 million in 2016.
The first meeting between Gates and Trump was in 2016, and the second was in March 2017. The two meeting also mentioned the topic of the vaccine. Gates said, "at these two meetings, he asked me if the vaccine was not a bad thing, because he was considering the establishment of a committee to study the adverse effects of the vaccine. I said, "no, this is a dead end. It will be a bad thing. Don't do it."
During Gates's recent meeting with Trump, Trump invited thisMicrosoftThe founder was the position of the White House Science Advisor. Gates replied, "it's hard for me to make full use of my time." He pointed out that he was not sure whether Trump really took the job seriously. "I did not accept this proposal, whether or not his proposal was serious at the time," Gates said. "He may not know if he was serious at the moment, perhaps just because he was friendly and casual." he is very friendly.