Bill Gates and the British chancellor, George Osborne, have announced a commitment of at least £500 million per year towards fighting malaria for the next five years.
Gates and Osborne announced their joint commitment through a January 25th op-ed published in The Times. Here, they state:
“When it comes to human tragedy, no creature comes close to the devastation caused by the mosquito. It transmits diseases that claim more than 700,000 lives a year. The worst of these is malaria.”
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