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TED 2015: Technology can play a vital role in checking the spread of virus, says Bill Gates

  • Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has called upon the people to be prepared for the next major health crisis. Bill Gates, who was speaking at the (Technology, Entertainment and Design) conference, said that NATO conducts war games to check how prepared are people, but now we will need germ games. Commenting on the deadly virus Ebola, Bill gates said though the disease has been contained currently, the next time we may not be so lucky. Bill Gates said technology can play a vital role in combating virus. Outlining the benefits of technology, Bill Gates said mobile phones enable people to easily report where the disease occurs while Satellite mapping can collate where the problem areas are.