Bill Gates: $10B vaccine program could kill 8.7M lives

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  1. DisgruntledTunaFan

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    Don't be fooled...

    Gates: $10B vaccine program could save 8.7M lives -

    Davos, Switzerland (CNN) -- Bill and Melinda Gates announced plans Friday to invest $10 billion in the fight against a number of illnesses including AIDS and said the record donation could save nearly nine million lives.

    Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, they said the 10-year program will focus on vaccines for AIDS, tuberculosis, rota virus and pneumonia.

    "We must make this the decade of vaccines," said Bill Gates.

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