Today’s COVID-19 pandemic was predicted back in 2015

Put simply, it's Bill and TED's excellent prediction.

As the world struggles to combat the coronavirus outbreak, we are reminded of the warnings delivered five years ago by Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates in his fascinating post-Ebola TED talk.

Among other things, it begs the question: Should governments have been more prepared?

To travel back in time and hear Mr Gates discuss "the next outbreak" and why the world is not ready, click on the video below.