So unless you're a chemically lobotomized, indoctrinated automaton, when Gates throws $10 Billion at vaccine research, you know it's going to end in tears.
- US News and World Report -
Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates plans to more than double his contribution to the vaccine effort over the next decade, Reuters reports. His foundation will spend $10 billion to support research on and access to immunizations worldwide—with the hope that 90 percent of children in developing nations could be protected against illnesses such as pneumonia and rotavirus diarrhea. Gates, who made the announcement at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, said the plan could prevent nearly 8 million child deaths over the next 10 years, Reuters reports.