The report, which is based on Forbes data for America's billionaires, showed that the total net worth of America's 600 billionaires increased by 15 percent, from $2.948 trillion to $3.382 trillion.
"The FDA has not raised any concerns regarding the safety and accuracy of SCAN's test, but we have been asked to pause testing until we receive that additional authorization," the statement said.
"I wish I had done more to call attention to the danger," the billionaire philanthropist said. "The whole point of talking about [virus outbreaks] was that we could take action and minimize damage."
The European Union warned in April that Russian state media is broadcasting coronavirus conspiracy theories.
Q&A with Mark Suzman: Next Up For The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
More Than 200 billionaires promised to donate a majority of their wealth since the Buffet/Gates "Giving Pledge" launched 10 years ago. Is that a success?
"Because people start getting sick, the hospitals get overflowing and then people will isolate themselves," Ben Bernanke explained.
Seventy-two percent of Republican voters said they supported a national lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic.
With all due gratitude to charities and fundraisers, scientists overwhelmingly agree that only massive, fully-funded government action can stop this devastation. Even Bill Gates says so.
On the rich list, he is second only to Jeff Bezos. So, after distilling a Microsoft stake and donating billions to charity, it begs the question: how on earth is Gates maintaining that vast fortune?
The Bloomberg Billionaires Index shows that the world's 500 richest people combined grew their wealth by $1.2 trillion in the past year.
"Silicon Valley" creators Alec Berg and Mike Judge have broken down the finale's big cameo, teasing TJ Miller's potential reappearance and how they decided on each character's ending.
The criticism came after the Microsoft founder said he would have to "do a little math" related to Warren's billionaire tax proposals which he worried could leave him $100 billion out of pocket.
After Microsoft head Bill Gates refused to endorse Elizabeth Warren, saying he wasn't sure she would sit down with someone wealthy—Warren tweeted that she was willing to sit down with him—and explain just how much money he'd pay under her plan.
The Microsoft founder is on course to replace the Amazon CEO as the top billionaire after recent share price changes.
The French businessman helms the worlds largest luxury goods company.
Billionaire Warren Buffett has committed to giving most of his fortune away to charitable causes.
"When I first talked to him, it was actually kind of scary how much he knew about my daughter's appearance."
Billionaires Warren Buffett and Bill Gates both derided bitcoin as a very poor investment on several levels, with Gates referring to the cryptocurrency as one of the "crazier" ways to invest one's money.
A new company, EarthNow, expects to deliver satellite imagery and real-time video. Could your house be surveilled?
The Microsoft founder once said bitcoin was "better than currency."