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The Centers for Disease Control has issued guidance to every state to prioritize ethnic minorities -- specifically Black males -- as a "vulnerable community" when it comes to vaccine distribution.

As a result, half of the country's states are now prioritizing Black, Hispanic, and Native American residents over white people for vaccine distribution.

25 states, including Georgia, Florida, Texas, Mississippi, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia have all committed to allow Blacks and Hispanics to jump the line for vaccinations.

Additionally, Louisiana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon, and Indiana have declared "fairness" or "equity" as determining factors in prioritizing minority and "historically marginalized populations" over whites for vaccinations, even if not specifically designating minorities by name.

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The CDC guidance is predicated on recommendations from Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates and his wife Melinda Gates, who have no medical degrees. Both have been involved in funding vaccine development and have been lobbying since June for ethnic minorities to be second in line behind healthcare workers for the mRNA vaccinations.

Melinda Gates specifically urged prioritizing Black men for the mRNA vaccinations.

"We are seeing black men die at a disproportionate rate," Gates said in an interview with Time magazine. "We know the way out of COVID-19 will be a vaccine, and it needs to go out equitably."

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Rashida Jones was named the next president of MSNBC news network. She becomes the first Black woman to run a major cable news network

Jones, who is currently senior vice president of MSNBC News, replaces longtime MSNBC president Phil Griffin, 64.

Jones, 39, will assume her new position in February 2021, the Wall Street Journal reports.

The other famous Rashida Jones, daughter of legendary music composer Quincy Jones, congratulated her namesake in a social media post.

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"Congrats to Rashida Jones!! The FIRST BLACK PERSON EVER to run a major cable news network!! I'm so proud to share a name with you and also take this #myelf challenge to the next level. Rashida Jones on Rashida Jones INFINITY. ZOOM IN."

Rashida Jones (Quincy's daughter) hosts a podcast with Bill Gates, who hopes to inoculate 300 million Americans with the Coronavirus mRNA vaccine.

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As most Americans emerge from their homes after living in fear of Covid-19, Bill Gates is planning for the next pandemic in three years.

The Microsoft founder -- who does not have a medical degree -- revealed on his podcast his prediction that another pandemic will hit America in three years -- just in time to impact the 2024 presidential elections.

Gates said he believes another pandemic is "inevitable" in an increasingly globalized world in 10-15 years, but "we must assume it could be 3 years from now," he said.

He didn't say if the next pandemic will also originate in a lab in China.

Gates and Dr. Anthony Fauci "predicted" the current Covid-19 pandemic in 2017.

Gates' critics believe Covid-19 was "planned" to affect the 2020 election and to fight climate change by forcing Americans to wear masks permanently (less C02 exhaled into the air) and more employees working from home (less carbon emissions from cars).

Dr. Fauci declared Americans will still wear face masks even if they take the Covid-19 vaccine.

He said the US should tackle climate change with the "same sense of urgency" as the coronavirus pandemic. Gates has said Covid-19 is "awful", but climate change is even worse.

The software developer spent a decade "investigating" climate change, and he believes the long-term effects of Covid-19 on the American way of life will substantially curb climate change by reducing harmful carbon emissions.

He predicts that business travel will permanently fall by over 50% in a post-Covid world and more employees will work from home -- thus decreasing time spent in their cars by at least 30%.

"We will continue to go to the office and we will continue to do business trips, but much less," he said.

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As Russia announced the approval of a new Coronavirus vaccine, legal questions arise about the rights of Americans to decline taking the vaccine.

Vulnerable populations, including Black people, are concerned that their rights will be infringed upon after President Donald Trump announced he would mobilize the military to "distribute" the vaccines.

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According to Dov Fox, a law professor at the University of San Diego, Americans who refuse to take the vaccination can be fined or jailed by law.

"States can compel vaccinations in more or less intrusive ways," he said in an interview.

"They can limit access to schools or services or jobs if people don't get vaccinated. They could force them to pay a fine or even lock them up in jail."

Fox noted authorities in the U.S. have never attempted to jail people for refusing to vaccinate, but some mayors and governors have threatened to jail people who refuse to wear face masks.

"Courts have found that when medical necessity requires it, the public health outweighs the individual rights and liberties at stake," Fox said.

There is legal precedence dating back to 1905 that gave states the authority to fine people who refused to take vaccinations for smallpox.

The coronavirus, which kills far less than 1% of the population, is nowhere near as deadly as Smallpox, an infectious viral disease with a death rate of 30%.

Bill Gates has said "multiple doses" of the expensive vaccines will be necessary to provide protection against the virus.

The unprecedented response to the Coronavirus - a respiratory infection that causes mild symptoms or no symptoms in 99% of the population, has many Americans worried about the government's financial motives.

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Surgeon General Jerome Adams, MD, MPH, met with past surgeons general during a virtual annual convention to discuss the Black community's hesitancy to take the COVID-19 vaccine.

The surgeons general agree that hesitancy within the Black community could worsen the impact of COVID-19.

Dr. Adams, who moderated the online discussion on Saturday, said he believes that a COVID-19 vaccine will be ready by the end of the year. But he is concerned that Black people will refuse to take Bill Gates' experimental RNA injections.

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"A safe and effective vaccine means nothing if people don't actually get vaccinated," said Adams, who recently visited a COVID-19 testing site at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium where he led health workers in a fun exercise.

Recent polls found that less than 50% of those surveyed say they are unlikely to take a COVID-19 vaccine if it were available today.

Black people haven't forgotten the infamous Tuskegee experiments on Black men.

Researchers are trying to determine what can be done to increase confidence in the COVID-19 vaccine among Black people.

Vivek Murthy, MD, who served as surgeon general under President Barack Obama, suggested using "messengers" such as Black legislators, pastors, rappers and celebrities who have the ear of the people.

"We've got to do that right now," said Murthy, even before a vaccine has been developed.

"People are not going to necessarily always trust us, but they might trust the church," said David Satcher, MD, surgeon general in the Clinton administration.

Satcher said that during the Clinton administration, the government partnered with Black churches to promote immunizations in children under age 2. "So that's what we took advantage of, and it worked out quite well," he said.

But a Black nurse at an Atlanta hospital recently told a blogger that Black nurses there say they will not "stand in line" for the vaccine.

Nurses and doctors are among the preferred "front line" recipients of the vaccines. Black people are also among the preferred first recipients, according to Bill Gates.

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Bill Gates says it will likely take multiple doses of his coronavirus vaccine to protect against the virus.

Gate now says you will need to purchase several doses of his vaccine -- and even then he's not promising you will be protected.

In an interview with CBS Evening News' Norah O'Donnell, Microsoft co-founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates said that it is likely that an effective coronavirus vaccine will require multiple doses.

"None of the vaccines at this point appear like they'll work with a single dose," Gates said. "That was the hope at the very beginning. Maybe one of them particularly in the second generation will surprise us. We hope just two, although in the elderly sometimes it takes more, and so making sure we have lots of elderly people in the trial will give us that data."

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Gates, who expects to earn billions from the sale of his vaccines, says there needs to be 70 to 80 percent coverage globally for herd immunity to occur.

In other words, most people in the world (at least 6 billion) will need to take multiple doses of the Gates' vaccines -- which isn't cheap.

This is bad news for the most vulnerable populations: the elderly, HIV-positive people, smokers, and people with preexisting conditions.

Experts predicted a working vaccine for COVID-19 would be difficult to develop due to the various strains of coronavirus. A coronavirus causes the common cold but, there are no vaccines for colds.

Normally it takes several years of animal and human clinical trials before a vaccine is brought to market. But the COVID-19 vaccine is being fast-tracked to hit the market within months - despite the low death toll.

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Bill and Melinda Gates hope to deliver their COVID-19 vaccines to Black Americans first. In an interview with Forbes magazine, the philanthropic billionaire couple said they want to distribute their vaccines based on racial groups first.

Melinda said "Black people" and "indigenous people" should receive their vaccines first, particularly if they work in the health field.

"One of the reasons we are so involved in this is that you don't want the first vaccines to go to the highest-bidding countries," Melinda Gates said. "There are 60 million healthcare workers. They deserve to get the vaccine first, they're the ones dealing with this on the front lines, trying to keep us all safe."

Melinda went on to say Black people in America should receive the vaccines next.

"Then you have to start to tier from there, based on the countries and the populations. Here in the United States, it's going to be black people who really should get it first and many indigenous people, as well as people with underlying symptoms, and then elderly people."

According to some reports, 1 in 4 Black people in America have been impacted by the virus.

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has lent financial support to finding a vaccine for COVID-19 since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.

They have donated to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, which the foundation claims will work to pay for and distribute doses of the vaccine to low-income countries.

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Bill Gates says your life will not return to normal until you are inoculated against Covid-19 with his vaccine.

In a new blog post last week, Gates explained everything you need to know about his Covid-19 vaccine.

In March, Gates stepped down from the boards of Microsoft and Berkshire Hathaway to personally oversee his vaccination program.

In cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO) world governments, and pharmaceutical companies, the 64-year-old Microsoft founder plans to roll out 7 billion doses of his vaccine -- enough to vaccinate nearly every man, woman and child on the planet.

New factories will be built to develop and distribute the vaccines to the world. The vaccination effort is funded in part by a $250 million donation from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Gates is determined to vaccinate the world. He said health care workers would be inoculated first, followed by poor people in low income countries, because they have less access to healthcare.

"Realistically, if we're going to return to normal, we need to develop a safe, effective vaccine. We need to make billions of doses, we need to get them out to every part of the world, and we need all of this to happen as quickly as possible."

And to make sure future generations are vaccinated, the billionaire philanthropist said his vaccines will become a routine part of newborn immunizations.

To confirm that everyone in the world is immunized, Gates proposes invisible ink tattoos or even an implantable chip that will track people who received the vaccines.

The chip would submit someone's updated health and vaccination data into a centralized COV-ID database that will also contain their voter ID information and criminal history.

You could lose your job if you decided not to take the shot or be chipped. As one Redditor explained: "They're going to pressure corporations to require their employees have it."

The vaccine only needs to be 60% effective or usable, Gates says. The vaccine is being fast-tracked and Gates is optimistic that a safe and effective vaccine will be available within 9 months to two years.

Since Gates published his post on Thursday, hundreds of comments from skeptics have been deleted. But a few sarcastic comments remain:

"I am sure Bill has the best interests of everyone at heart and can understand the importance of building confidence through a very public injection of his whole family in a ceremony which will be independently verified, followed by injecting all of the billionaires, leaders of industry and politicians because it is very important that they be protected from infection first."

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Fox News' Chief White House correspondent sparked a firestorm of controversy when he was caught on a hot mic discussing the coronavirus with a photographer who joked that all White House reporters were vaccinated against Covid-19.

The Covid-19 vaccine is a controversial subject since the vaccine is being developed by eugenist billionaire Bill Gates.

The incident happened on Tuesday, April 21, when Roberts and New York Times photographer Doug Mills were caught on a hot microphone prior to the start of Tuesday's White House coronavirus press briefing.

Roberts reassured Mills that the COVID-19 death toll may be lower than previously estimated.

"You can take off the mask," Roberts told Mills. "The case fatality rate is like 0.1 to 0.3, according to USC," Roberts said, referring to a case study in California that showed the infection rate was much higher than previous estimates.

Mills responded, "Is it really?" He then asked Roberts if the coronavirus was a hoax. Roberts replied that he didn't believe it was a hoax.

"That's reassuring," said Mills, who added, "Everybody here's been vaccinated anyway."

The hot mic audio spread like wildfire on social media, as angry citizens accused the media and the elites of hoarding the Covid-19 vaccines for themselves. The backlash forced Roberts to deny there was any vaccine.

"There is NO vaccine. And it is NOT a hoax," he tweeted on Wednesday.

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Eugenist Bill Gates is furious with U.S. President Donald Trump for cutting $500 million in funding to the World Health Organization (WHO).

In a tweet on Tuesday, the Microsoft co-founder slammed Trump's decision to cut WHO funding, saying "Halting funding for the World Health Organization during a world health crisis is as dangerous as it sounds. Their work is slowing the spread of Covid-19 and if that work is stopped no other organization can replace them."

Trump announced Tuesday he was halting $500 million in funding after criticizing The WHO's handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

Trump said the WHO failed investigate early signs of the virus' ability to spread from one human to another and failed to call out China for its lack of transparency.

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Bill and his wife Melinda Gates pledged $100 million to develop a coronavirus vaccine. Gates stepped down from the Microsoft board to focus his efforts on developing the vaccine.

Of that pledge, $20 million went to the Atlanta-based CDC and the WHO.

In an interview with CNN, Melinda Gates said COVID-19 is going to "be horrible in the developing world." She added there will be "bodies in the streets of Africa" if the vaccine isn't distributed globally.