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Bill Gates reveals his 5 favourite books of 2020

Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft and one of the wealthiest people in the world, shared his top five books to read over the holiday season, rounding out what he called “a lousy year.” “In tough times-and there’s no doubt that 2020 qualifies as tough times-those of us who love to […]
Bill Gates reveals his 5 favourite books of 2020
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Andrew Cuomo just tapped Bill Gates to help him ‘reimagine’ what New York’s public schools will look like when they reopen in the fall

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates are working together to “reimagine” New York City’s public schools before they reopen in the fall, Cuomo announced during his daily COVID-19 briefing Tuesday. Cuomo didn’t provide specifics on the reforms, but questioned the need for physical classrooms, “with all […]
Andrew Cuomo just tapped Bill Gates to help him ‘reimagine’ what New York’s public schools will look like when they reopen in the fall
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Neo-Nazis got hold of 20,000 leaked email addresses and passwords thought to belong to WHO and the Gates Foundation, researchers say

Right-wing activists got hold of a leaked list of more than 20,000 email and password credentials thought to belong to key frontline coronavirus organisations including the World Health Organisation, the Gates Foundation, and the National Institutes of Health. That’s according to the SITE Intelligence Group, which said the information was […]
Neo-Nazis got hold of 20,000 leaked email addresses and passwords thought to belong to WHO and the Gates Foundation, researchers say
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Melinda Gates: This is not a once-in-a-century pandemic. ‘We will absolutely have more of these.’ The billionaire philanthropist predicts a timeline for going back to normal.

Business Insider spoke with Melinda Gates about COVID-19, the prospect and timeline of making an effective vaccine, and how the world will be permanently changed by the coronavirus. Gates said it would likely take about 18 months for a vaccine to become widely available, and that it should first go […]
Melinda Gates: This is not a once-in-a-century pandemic. ‘We will absolutely have more of these.’ The billionaire philanthropist predicts a timeline for going back to normal.
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Bill Gates says the novel coronavirus is a ‘once-in-a-century pathogen.’ The Gates Foundation just joined Wellcome and Mastercard in committing $125 million to find new treatments for it.

The Gates Foundation, Wellcome, and Mastercard are committing $US125 million in funding to companies developing treatments for the novel coronavirus. The organisations said Tuesday that the funding would be used for a COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator “to speed-up the response to the COVID-19 epidemic by identifying, assessing, developing, and scaling-up treatments.” […]
Bill Gates says the novel coronavirus is a ‘once-in-a-century pathogen.’ The Gates Foundation just joined Wellcome and Mastercard in committing $125 million to find new treatments for it.
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Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates’ philanthropic organisations helped researchers sequence the coronavirus genome

Mark Zuckerberg published a Facebook post on Tuesday about the company’s response to the novel coronavirus outbreak. Zuckerberg said that a tool developed by his philanthropic organisation together with the Gates Foundation has helped researchers in Cambodia sequence the novel coronavirus’ genome. Sequencing the genome of a virus allows researchers […]
Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates’ philanthropic organisations helped researchers sequence the coronavirus genome
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