Bill and Melinda Gates Pledge $10 Billion in Call for Decade of Vaccines

Jan 01, 2010

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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, January 2010

Bill and Melinda Gates announced that they will commit $10 billion over the next 10 years to help research, develop, and deliver vaccines to developing countries. They cite PATH's Rotavirus Vaccine Program and the New England Journal of Medicine research as examples of encouraging progress that inspired them to commit more resources to this endeavor. Though this level of funding for vaccines is unprecedented, funding from donors is still crucial.

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