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Govts must be ready for more potential outbreaks - Gates

Microsoft founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates said that governments need to be prepared for other potential virus outbreaks in the future.

Gates, who predicted the world would experience another great pandemic back in 2015, warned that there are "millions" of viruses in animals, and although we cannot predict when one will cross over to humans, governments around the world need to be ready.

"This is a very challenging time," he told CNN. "But I'm an optimist. From what we've seen from other countries, if we do this well, these numbers will start to come down," Gates concluded.

Breaking the News / JC