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Trump's budget cuts may lead to 5 million deaths from AIDS: Bill Gates

A global health report by the foundation, co-authored by the Gates and the IHME, analysed progress against diseases such as malaria, HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis

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Proposed United States budget cuts could put in jeopardy great progress in reducing global poverty and disease and lead to 5 million more deaths from AIDS alone, the philanthropist Bill Gates warned on Wednesday. Gates, whose Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is a major provider of global health and development funding, said there was currently "more doubt than usual about the world's commitment to development". A global health report by the foundation, co-authored by the Gates and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington ...

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First Published: Wed, September 13 2017. 13:01 IST
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