Bill Gates: An effective COVID-19 vaccine is at least 18 months away

Bill Gates, the co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, tells CNBC's Becky Quick that while therapeutic treatments for those sick with COVID-19 could begin to roll out within four to six months, it would likely take at least 18 months to develop a safe and effective vaccine.
Thu, Apr 9 20207:53 AM EDT