Last Updated on January 30, 2022 by Shaun Snapp
- A series of steps have been taken that allowed for the covid pandemic to be created.
- This article will explain these steps.
There have been significant steps taken in the process of the pandemic that allowed the pandemic to be created without covid being the threat that the governments, medical establishment, and pharmaceutical companies said that it was.
This is a capstone article that rests on many different areas of research that began a little after the beginning of the pandemic. The article is designed to lay out the steps that were taken to produce the pandemic and a synopsis of what was done and provide links that provide detailed analysis within supporting articles for each step that created the pandemic.
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The Steps That Will Be Covered in This Article
The steps that were made to create the covid pandemic that will be covered are the following.
- Pandemic Creation Step #1: Fund GOF Research in Dodgy Chinese Lab
- Pandemic Creation Step #2: Use Bill Gates Funded Modeling at The Imperial College to Ignore Decades of Research on Viruses to Lockdown Countries
- Pandemic Creation Step #3: Create and Distribute a Rigged PCR Test
- Pandemic Creation Step #4: Approve Vaccines and Push Vaccinations That Did Nothing Versus Covid
- Pandemic Creation Step #5: Suppress Proven Non-Patent Treatments Like Vitamin D and Ivermectin
- Pandemic Creation Step #6: Approve the Dangerous and Ineffective Drug Remdesivir and Ventilation as the Main Treatments
- Pandemic Creation Step #7: Create a Treatment Protocol that Maximized Pharmaceutical and Hospital Profits but Also Hospitalizations and Deaths
Pandemic Creation Step #1: Fund GOF Research in Dodgy Chinese Lab
The first step was to fund the gain of function or GOF research. After being restricted, the US, the DOD, NIH, and other funded GOF in China labs had low standards. The research both increases the virulence of viruses and then takes viruses that do not impact mammals and tries to get them to jump to mammals and humans. If that sounds counterproductive and insane, that is because it is. It has no legitimate purpose.
GOF has no benefit to public health; quite the opposite, it is an omnipresent threat but is useful to build a bioweapon, which is why the defense entities are primary funders. The intent of GOF should be apparent by who is funding it, and defense entities do not have an interest or role in public health.
These articles cover multiple dimensions of the story of how the covid virus was funded by the US and was increased in lethality by GOF work performed at the Wuhan Institute of Virology and how it was covered up.
Supporting Articles #1: Fauci’s Powerful Freinds
- There is no doubt that pharmaceutical companies have significantly benefitted from the covid virus having functions added to it, as is covered in the following article. How Happy Are Fauci’s Pharma Friends That He Funded Gain of Function Research?
- Later emails show the lab leak cover-up Emails Expose NIH, Media and Big Tech Covering Up Lab Leak Hypothesis.
Supporting Article #2: The DOD and DOD Cutout USAID Funds GOF
- The defense complex in the US has a peculiar interest in funding GOF research, which encourages the idea that their interest is in creating bioweapons. This is covered in the article Why Did the Pentagon and USAID Fund Gain of Function Research?
Supporting Article #3: The House on Foreign Affairs
- The House on Foreign Affairs concluded that the covid virus most likely came from the Wuhan Institute of Virology. Even though this is a US government report, it garnered virtually no coverage in the media. I analyze their report in the following article. Highlights From The House of Foreign Affairs Report on The Origin of The Coronavirus
Supporting Article #4: Peter Daszak and Ecohealth Alliance
- The funding from the US was funneled through Peter Daszak’s Ecohealth Alliance. Peter Daszak began lying about the research done at the WIH as soon as the pandemic began, which is covered in the following article. How Peter Daszak Is Most Likely an Agent of the Chinese CCP
Supporting Article #5: Dr. Shi and the Wuhan Institute of Virology
- Dr. Shi was the primary leader of the GOF research on bat coronaviruses at the Wuhan Institute of Virology. She has no freedom of speech as she works in China and would have her family punished if she did anything but support the positions of the Chinese Communist Party. Dr. Shi’s engaged in a very obvious coverup of the covid leak from the WIV and what she did is covered in the following article. Why Did Dr. Shi and the Wuhan Institute of Virology Hide the Precursor to SARS-CoV-2
Pandemic Creation Step #2: Use Bill Gates Funded Modeling at The Imperial College to Ignore Decades of Research on Viruses to Lockdown Countries
Bill Gates and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation constantly fund fake research that is entirely designed to increase the investments of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
For years, Bill Gates has been trying to stoke a pandemic, which would massively increase his biotech investments, which happened during the pandemic. He found a researcher named Neil Ferguson, who had a long history of producing exaggerated forecasts. It was these exaggerated forecasts that Bill Gates wanted to fund. Bill Gates also funded exaggerated research at the University of Washington. Every time Bill Gates funds research, false results come from his investment. The Bill and Melinda Gates foundation provided large grants for not just one researcher but departments and ran into the hundreds of millions of dollars over multiple years.
Bill Gates had also developed a partnership with Dr. Fauci, who has a multi-decade history, as does the WHO and CDC, in exaggerating pandemics to help improve the funding and centrality of their institutions.
Supporting Articles #1: The Exaggerated Computer Forecast Model
- The fake covid computer model used is covered in the article Use Gates Funded Modeling at The Imperial College to Ignore Decades of Research on Viruses to Shutdown Countries.
- What the public did not know is that there was never any evidence that lockdowns help fight pandemics, as is covered in the article How There Was Never Evidence that Lockdowns Work to Combat Viruses
- Back in April of 2020, we performed an analysis covered in the article What Who is Dying from the Coronavirus Tells Us, and based on that analysis.
- We developed a policy response covered in the article The Answer to Coronavirus is Isolating the Plus 65 Age Group.
- This policy response was roughly similar to that proposed in the Barrington Declaration, which we would encourage everyone to consider signing.
Supporting Articles #2: Bill Gates Buying Influence and Control in the Medical Authorities
- Bill Gates has spent several decades buying influence in health authorities and the establishment media. Bill Gates and his foundation are the second-largest donor to the WHO after the US. The Bill and Melinda Gates foundation has nothing to do with public health but is based on buying influence in the WHO, covered in the following articles. How Bill Gates Bought Control Over the WHO
- and How Bill Gates Bought Control Over the NIH
- and How Bill Gates Used Money, and PR Buy His Role as Pandemic Expert
Supporting Article #3: Bill Gates’s Influence as Central to the Pandemic
- I contend that without Bill Gates, we would not have had the covid pandemic. This is explained in the following article. How Bill Gates’ Greed Enabled and Promoted the Covid Pandemic
Supporting Article #4: Bill Gates and Corrupting Research
- Research has become increasingly corrupt with even the major medical journals like The Lancet, The New England Journal of Medicine and The Journal of the American Medical Association serving as marketing front ends for pharmaceutical companies. Bill Gates has found that fake research is straightforward to buy, particularly if you have unlimited resources, as is covered in the following article. How Bill Gates Took Advantage of the Increased Corruptibility of Research
Supporting Article #5: Bill Gates and Censorship
- Bill Gates has enlisted Facebook to both discredit and censor accurate information that provides information that Bill Gates and the pharmaceutical industry do not want to be known. How Bill Gates and his Foundation Fund Facebook’s Fact-Checking
Supporting Article #6: The False Claims Around Masks
- Masks are not effective against viruses and have never been recommended to fight viral pandemics prior to covid, yet the health authorities promoted their use, covered in the following article. How Effective Are Masks in Reducing the Spread of the Coronavirus?
Pandemic Creation Step #3: Create and Distribute a Rigged PCR Test
To show frightening covid case numbers, it was necessary to have a test for covid that would greatly exaggerate the number of cases.
For this, Bill Gates-funded a PCR test adapted for covid, the CDC created, and the FDA approved for the use of a covid test that was never tested on a covid virus strain, which created a large percentage of false positives.
The establishment media never covered that the vast majority of “cases” of covid were not covid. The PCR test cannot distinguish between coronaviruses and can’t distinguish between dead and live viruses.
The CDC then distributed protocols for hospitals that any person who died in a hospital, if tested positive for covid (using the invalid PCR covid test), should have covid added as the cause of death on the death certificate. This action, combined with a test that primarily produced false positives, ended with deaths falsely attributed to covid.
Supporting Article #1: Bill Gates Funding of the Fake PCR Test
- Bill Gates was again instrumental in developing the useless PCR test is explained in the following article. How Bill Gates Funded Science Fraud in the PCR Test Development
- The PCR test was never tested on a covid vaccine, which should be a much larger problem to the public than it is, but the topic has not been communicated to them. One of the reasons is that it has proven difficult to isolate covid, which is explained in the article Why Is There Such a Problem Isolating The Covid Virus?
Supporting Article #2: How the PCR Test Was Never a Reliable Test
- A detailed understanding of the covid PCR test clearly shows that it never worked and that all of the statistics on covid deaths are false, as is explained in the following quotation. Understanding The PCR Test and How There Was Never a Reliable Test for Covid
- The PCR test was set to such a high number of cycles that the results are not accurate as is covered in the article PCR Test Problems: How There is Often No Live Virus Found Below 24 Cycles.
Supporting Articles #3: Establishment Media Covers Up the False PCR Covid Test
- As the information about how the PCR tests never worked became known by some, establishment media entities needed to create “fact-checking” articles that used statements from the CDC stating that the PRC tests always worked as advertised, as is covered in the following article. How the Fake Covid Fact Checker Reuters Does Not Disclose Pfizer Financial Connections
- The media entities that create these fact-checking articles never disclose their financial ties to the pharmaceutical industry, as is covered in the following article. How the Fake Covid Fact Checker Reuters Does Not Disclose Pfizer Financial Connections
Supporting Article #4: Influenza Cases Become Covid Cases
- As the PCR test could not distinguish between covid and influenza, (nor a live virus from a dead virus) and the influenza cases virtually disappeared in 2010, as is covered in the following article. How Influenza Cases Were Recategorized as Covid Cases
Supporting Article #5: Covid Deaths Are Exaggerated
- The combination of the false positives from unreliable PCR tests with the CDC’s changed guidelines which caused anyone with a positive covid test to have covid listed as the cause of death, created an enormous exaggeration of covid deaths, as is covered in the following article. How the Deaths from Covid 19 Was Irresponsibly Exaggerated
- It was necessary to censor the high average age of covid mortality as is covered in the article How The Average Age of Mortality from Covid is 81.5.
- The vast majority of those that died from covid had comorbidities, and this needed to be hidden from the public as is covered in the article How Heath Authorities And The Media Lied About Comorbidities.
- The CDC maximized the number of deaths from covid by categorizing the deaths from the vaccine as deaths from deaths to being unvaccinated as is covered in the article How The CDC Rigged the Count of Adverse Reactions From The Covid Vaccines With A 14 Day Lag.
Pandemic Creation Step #4: Approve Vaccines and Push Vaccinations That Did Nothing Versus Covid
Both the mRNA vaccines of Pfizer and Moderna and the adenovirus vector vaccines of J&J and AstraZeneca were all developed far too quickly. These vaccines were developed much more rapidly than previous vaccines, and they were developed with highly experimental and therefore untested and unreliable technology.
Secondly, these vaccines work. The vaccines were pushed through the FDA without evidence that they worked given something called an Emergency Use Authorization.
Other countries accepted the FDA’s approval and then approved the vaccines thinking pharmaceutical companies did not entirely control the FDA. Several countries did no independent research and did not even read the study submissions of the pharmaceutical companies to the FDA.
Governments and the establishment media aggressively pushed these vaccines.
Supporting Articles #1: How the Vaccines Developed Hastily
- The vaccines were developed far too quickly, and they have significant problems covered in the following article. The Problem With mRNA Vaccines
- This development speed was a huge red flag for their effectiveness, which is covered in the following article. Why the Public Expects a Coronavirus Vaccine Too Quickly
- The pharmaceutical companies that developed the vaccines have been lying about the effectiveness of their drugs for many decades, and the information they provide to the public is unreliable, as is covered in the following article. Pfizer Has Promoted its Vaccine for Coronavirus, But How Reliable Is Information from Pfizer?
Supporting Articles #2: The Lack of Effectiveness and Safety of the Covid Vaccines
- The manufacturers greatly exaggerated the effectiveness of their vaccines. Are the Pfizer and Moderna Exaggerating the Effectiveness of their Corona Virus Vaccines?
- It was shocking to evaluate the original studies submitted to the FDA clearly showed the vaccines are ineffective. The pharmaceutical companies falsify the math to show effectiveness, as is covered in the following article. How Effective Are The Covid 19 Vaccines?
- The vaccines are ineffective, but they are also unsafe and have many adverse effects. This is covered in the following article. How Safe Are The Covid 19 Vaccines?
- There has been a concerted effort to prevent people from learning about the adverse reactions from the covid vaccines, as is covered in the following article. The Medical Establishment Resents the Calculation of Risk Using VAERS
- The question that baffles many people is how were ineffective and unsafe vaccines approved for Emergency Use Authorization by the FDA? The people that ask this question don’t understand how low the standards are of the FDA. It is, therefore, necessary to understand that the FDA is entirely captured by pharmaceutical companies and will approve almost any drug at this point, as is covered in the following article. How Low Are the FDA’s Standards of Evidence for New Drug Approval?
- The FDA allowed the vaccine manufacturers to change their “endpoints” which means they allowed them to falsify the studies as is covered in the article How The Endpoint of the Covid Vaccine FDA Studies Was Rigged by Pharma Companies.
- The FDA ignored all of the concerns of their committee which then pretend that they listed what is covered in the article How The FDA Ignored Their Committee Recommendations On the Covid Vaccine Studies.
- The FDA allowed the vaccine manufacturers to stop their studies after only two months, which is explained in the article How Covid Vaccine Manufacturers Used the FDA’s Emergency Use Authorization to Unblind Their Studies.
- The vaccine manufacturers then created a ridiculous rationalization as to why it needed to end the study after two months, which is covered in the article Ethical Obligation Or A Drug With Dangerous Adverse Effects That Need To Be Hidden?
- The FDA provided not approval but Emergency Use Authorization which is explained in the article How Emergency Use Authorization For The Covid Vaccines Is A Get Out Of Jail Free Card For the FDA.
- The FDA decided to hide the safety issues with the vaccine in order to maximize the revenues and profits to pharmaceutical companies, and then tell a court that they needed until close to 2100 to provide all of the documents on the approval of the vaccines as is covered in the article If The Covid Vaccines Are Safe Why Did The FDA And Drug Companies Ask for 75 Years To Produce Documents on Them?
- After the vaccines received the Emergency Use Authorization, the FDA did nothing to verify quality which is covered in the article How The FDA Did Nothing to Verify the Long Term Safety Of The Covid Vaccines.
Supporting Articles #3: Lies Told to Promote The Universal Uptake of The Ineffective Vaccines
- The false claims told to promote taking vaccines were unending. One lie was that asymptomatic people were superspreaders, as is explained in the following article. How Pharma and Media Lied About Asymptomatic Transmission to Promote Vaccines
- The Delta variant was used to promote vaccination uptake, covered in the following article. How Delta Variant Cases Were Deliberately Exaggerated to Promote Vaccination?
- The establishment media provided enormous amounts of generalized false information on covid, which is analyzed in this article. The False Information From the Establishment Medical Articles on Covid
- The logic to vaccinate children does not make sense. Children have virtually no risk from covid, and most beat the virus without creating antibodies, as I cover in the following article. How Pharma and Media Lied About Covid Risks to Children for Maximum Profits
- Even though it was determined (as with other viruses) that naturally acquired immunity to covid is far more effective versus covid than nay vaccines. However, the medical establishment hid this information and requires that those who had recovered from covid continue to be vaccinated, as is covered in the following quotation. How Establishment Media and US Health Authorities Lie About Natural Immunity
- The CDC created false statistics to make it appear as if primarily the unvaccinated were catching covid. This was repeated without questioning by the establishment media. This proposal has been disproven by later research which is covered in the following article. How The Covid Vaccines Do Nothing to Limit the Spread of Covid
- The medical establishment has been producing large amounts of inaccurate articles categorized as “fact-checking” designed to always support the establishment narrative. Biased Fact Checking from USA Today on Claims Against Pfizer
- It was critical that the medical establishment get Big Tech to censor accurate information on the covid vaccines as is covered in the article How Google Facebook and Twitter Censored Accurate Information on Covid to Promote The Vaccines.
- The vaccines have many manufacturing quality problems, however, the FDA kept the testing of the vaccines a secret as is covered in the article How The FDA’s Emergency Use Authorization Testing Protocols For Covid Vaccines Are Secret.
Pandemic Creation Step #5: Suppress Proven Non-Patent Treatments Like Vitamin D and Ivermectin
Health authorities knew that there were several vitamin and mineral, and nonpatent drug treatments for covid. Still, they, along with their controlled establishment media entities, suppressed this information, even though it is very readily available at high-quality online sources. Increasingly the medical establishment depends upon the concept that they control all knowledge on treatment effectiveness, which allows them to lie to the public.
This strategy is explained in the following quotation.
“Early treatment markedly changes spreads. So we reduce new cases, we reduce the intensity and severity and duration of symptoms. And by that mechanism, we reduce hospitalization and death.”
The doctor cited recent treatments that have effectively killed the virus at the early stage of infection: Dr. Iqbal Mahmud Chowdhury conducted a protocol in Bangladesh that used a povidone-iodine rinse in the nose and eyes to kill the virus. Another treatment effort by French Dr. Didier Raoult, who treated people using hydroxychloroquine, had great success.
“Lots of messaging on the vaccine, but zero mentioning on treatment, none. And it’s been from the very beginning. There is a theme here, I hope everyone’s starting to get the theme. There is zero effort, interest, promotion, or care about early treatment, people who are sick with COVID-19,” said McCullough. “But there is a complete and total focus on people who don’t have COVID-19 and giving them a vaccine.”
He said it’s highly unusual for hospitals to not conduct trials on treatments for a disease, but with COVID-19, no major trials have been done to improve treatments and there have been no outcomes publicized by hospitals.
“So Americans saw the most confusing picture of hospitalized care of COVID-19 and a very confusing picture of outpatient treatment of COVID-19. My contributions, at least I tried to organize the outpatient treatment into concepts, where we would use drugs … in the middle phase [to] treat inflammation, and in the late phase [to] treat blood clotting, and we stuck with those principles all the way through,” McCullough said.
McCullough said improving treatments for those who are sick with COVID-19 has never been a priority for those in charge of public health because vaccines have been pushed from day one. He noted that CVS pharmacies were advertising the vaccines even before they were fully authorized. – Dr. McCollough
How Covid Treatment Was Like Getting Into a Time Machine
Medicine was sent “back in time,” as well known natural anti-inflammatories were disregarded by the medical establishment, even though a significant problem with covid is that it causes inflammation.
Ignoring Evidence of Effectiveness of Natural and Non-Patent Treatments
To the medical establishment, no matter what the evidence is for natural anti-inflammatories, they don’t exist. This has demonstrated that the medical profession does not represent the actual evidence of effective substances and treatments but cherry-picks only on-patent drugs and is repeatedly caught lying about effectiveness.
What is clear is that any treatment or supplement that is not profit-maximizing for the pharmaceutical companies or the hospitals was and continues to be dismissed and suppressed.
Faking The Evidence for Patent Drugs
On the other side of the spectrum is patent drugs that are ineffective and dangerous. The medical establishment is constantly rigging pharmaceutical-funded studies published in “prestigious journals” like the New England Journal of Medicine and the Journal of the American Medical Association. These journals have been thoroughly captured by pharmaceutical interests and receive their revenues from pharmaceutical companies for reprints, etc…
Supporting Articles #1: How the Medical Establishment Suppressed Effective Treatments for Covid
Ivermectin has been proven in more studies than applied to any covid vaccine, yet the medical establishment has gone out of its way to discredit it.
- Ivermectin has been very effective in countering covid. Still, the media has suppressed countries that have successfully used covid, as is covered in the following article How the Media Lied About Japan Not Using Ivermectin for Coronavirus.
- Ivermectin was also used very effectively against covid in Indonesia, something hidden from western audiences, as is covered in the article. How the Media Chose to Smear Indonesia for Using Ivermectin for Coronavirus
- During the pandemic, the media has a long-established pattern of critiquing countries that don’t do what the western medical and pharmaceutical establishment says. Much like the EU, the proposal is that there needs to be a single global strategy on health and that this strategy must be set by the elite. This includes billionaires, pharmaceutical companies, and major establishment powers like the NIH and the WHO, (which are filled with pharmaceutical conflicts), and each country is required to follow this elite advice. Bulgaria felt the wrath of the establishment of western media as is covered in the following article. How the Media Chose to Smear Bulgaria for Not Being Highly Vaccinated
- Ivermectin is not only effective against covid but against the spike proteins generated by the mRNA vaccines, as is covered in the following quotations. How to Use Ivermectin or Protect Against the Covid Vaccines
Supporting Articles #2: The Effectiveness and Safety of Ivermectin Versus Vaccines
- A comparison of effectiveness shows far high effectiveness of Ivermectin, as is covered in the following article. How Effective is Ivermectin Versus the Pfizer and Moderna Corona Vaccines?
- The complete lack of concern for the safety of those that would take the vaccine is explained in how its safety compares to Ivermectin, which is covered in the following article. How Safe Are the Covid Vaccines VS Ivermectin and Remdesivir?
Supporting Articles #3: Demphasize Strengthening General Immunity
- Throughout the pandemic, the twin focuses were to reduce exposure to covid and to get vaccinated. None of the emphasis was placed on naturally improving one’s immune system, which makes little sense as there are many ways to accomplish this task, as covered in the following article. Why Are Some Natural Supplements Treatments Against Covid?
- This lack of focus on generalized health is covered in the following article. A Comparison of How Much Effort the CDC Puts Into Immunity Versus Vaccines
Pandemic Creation Step #6: Approve the Dangerous and Ineffective Drug Remdesivir and Ventilation as the Main Treatments
Remdesivir is a hazardous drug pushed through the FDA and is now the only recommended treatment outside of oxygen and ventilation. This treatment protocol is absurd and eliminates many effective treatments because they are not profit-maximizing for pharmaceutical companies.
Supporting Articles #1: Rigging Pharmaceutical Studies
- Gilead funded several false studies that were somehow published in the most prestigious medical journals, covered in the following article. How Gilead Brought Off the NIH’s Support of Remdesivir
Supporting Articles #2: The Pricing of Remdesivir
- The pricing logic for Remdesivir is covered in the following article. The Disgusting and Demented Logic and Lies on the Pricing of Remdesivir
Supporting Articles #3: Hospitals Being Paid to Put People on Ventilators
- There was a strong financial incentive to place covid patients on ventilators even though most people placed on ventilators die, as is explained in the following quotation. Were Covid Patients Put on Ventilators to Maximize Hospital Profits?
Pandemic Creation Step #7: Create a Treatment Protocol that Maximized Pharmaceutical but Also Hospital Profits and Hospitalizations and Deaths
The official treatment protocol in the US is absurd, and it maximizes the number of patients that would be admitted to the hospital. Once accepted, several highly ineffective treatments were part of the protocol.
Supporting Articles #1: The Deranged Profit Maximizing Covid Protocol
- The covid protocol developed by the NIH shows how little health authorities care about public health versus profit maximization, as is covered in the following article. How The US Covid Treatment Protocol Maximized Hospital Admissions and Deaths
- The hospitals provide an anti-inflammatory once the patients are admitted, but apparently are not allowed to prior to being admitted, which is explained in the article How The NIH Maximizes Covid Hospitalizations By Not Recommending Anti-Inflammatories.
- All of this brings up the question of the credibility of the medical establishment. What Has Ignorance and Lies by MDs on Covid Treatments Done to Medical Trust?
- The coercion of the covid protocol treatment and the lies told about the vaccines, mean the medical establishment stepped away from the principle of informed consent as is explained in the article How The US Medical Establishment Violated Informed Consent and Coerced Covid Vaccination.
- The progressive and establishment media covered up how deadly the US covid protocol is for patients as is covered in the article How The Fake Progressive Media Gaslit The Public On The Dangers of Covid Hospitalization Protocols And Deaths.
Supporting Article #2: The False Logic of “Flattening the Curve”
- The medical establishment and establishment media used a concept called “flatten the curve,” which ended up making no sense as hospitals could not do much for patients. How The Flatten the Curve Argument For Lockdowns Always Contained False Assumptions
This article explained the specific steps taken by health authorities and governments to create and maximize the pandemic. Who benefitted from this pandemic?
- The pharmaceutical companies made many billions of dollars on vaccines that do not work and on treatments like Remdesivir that do not work.
- The health authorities like the FDA, CDC, and NIH benefitted by having their importance in society increased, and through the leadership of these entities receiving financial compensation from pharmaceutical companies.
- The governments benefited from controlling their populations in a way they could not have without a pandemic.
- Billionaires saw an enormous increase in their wealth during the pandemic, with Bill Gates increasing over $26 billion.