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Bill Gates hopeful of AIDS vaccine in 10 years

Billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates, who spends millions of dollars on AIDS drug development, said Friday he hoped for a vaccine against the disease within the next decade as a cure remains far off.

Jun 26, 2015
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Bloomberg, Gates launch anti-tobacco industry fund

Billionaire philanthropists Michael Bloomberg and Bill Gates launched a joint fund in Abu Dhabi Wednesday to help developing countries pass tobacco-control laws in their legal battle with industry giants.

Mar 18, 2015
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Africa hopes to speed up medicine approval systems

Bringing a new medicine to market in Africa requires 54 separate applications to each country on the continent, a time-intensive process that could be costing lives. African leaders are now trying to move toward a regional ...

Jun 08, 2013
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