As of Monday (March 23, 2020), the disease has killed more than 16,000 people worldwide and around 370,000 have been infected.
But multi-billionaire #Gates, 64 – who donated £85 million to combat the virus last month – believes that despite the chaos, there is ‘a spiritual purpose behind everything that happens’.
In an open letter, entitled ‘What is the #Corona/Covid-19Virus Really Teaching us?’, he wrote:
‘A SPIRITUAL PURPOSE’
“I’m a strong believer that there is a spiritual purpose behind everything that happens, whether that is what we perceive as being good or being bad.
“As I meditate upon this, I want to share with you what I feel the #Corona/Covid-19virus is really doing to us.
1) It is reminding us that we are all equal, regardless of our culture, religion, occupation, financial situation or how famous we are. This disease treats us all equally, perhaps we should to，If you don’t believe me, just ask #TomHanks.