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Bill Gates, coronavirus and the initiative to vaccinate the world

If the initiative, aided by Mr. Gates's fortune and focus, manages to help protect the world's poor from a virus it will affirm the strategies he has promoted in his philanthropic work

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Bill Gates | Coronavirus Vaccine | Serum Institute of India

Megan Twohey & Nicholas Kulish | NYT 

The head of one of the world’s largest vaccine manufacturers had a problem. Adar Poonawalla, chief executive of the Serum Institute of India, needed $850 million for everything from glass vials to stainless steel vats so he could begin producing doses of promising vaccines for the world’s poor.

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First Published: Mon, November 23 2020. 21:20 IST
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