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vaccines

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Gates promises $10 billion for vaccines

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will donate billions over the next 10 years to research and develop new vaccines for poor countries.

By Jan. 29, 2010

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Gates: 'Decade of Vaccines' can save 10 million lives by 2020

Microsoft co-founder turned philanthropist hopes to finally rid the world of polio and increase affordable vaccinations for various diseases.

By May. 18, 2011

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Bill Gates predicts no poor countries by 2035

In his foundation's annual letter, Gates says it's a myth that poorer countries cannot become wealthier.

By Jan. 21, 2014

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Introducing a flu vaccine you give yourself

Scientists develop an influenza vaccine delivered by a microneedle patch that patients could easily and painlessly self-administer.

By Sep. 4, 2013

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Solar Cooler chills beverages, makes ice with sun power

No ice, no problem. The Solar Cooler uses solar panels to keep things chill in remote places, on the beach, or when camping out.

By Jan. 8, 2014

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Not a flu shot fan? Here's a vaccine patch you give yourself

Prototype microneedle patch under study by the CDC is well received by early testers. Imagine picking up a flu vaccine at the pharmacy and administering it in the comfort of your home.

By Feb. 27, 2014

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Bill Gates would rather fight a horse-sized duck, he tells Reddit

The Microsoft chairman answered a panoply of questions from the social news site's users last night, including the most important of all.

By Feb. 12, 2013

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A vaccine for breast, ovarian cancers?

An experimental type of vaccine that aims to treat, as opposed to prevent, metastatic breast and ovarian cancer shows promise in a small clinical trial.

By Nov. 8, 2011

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Researchers closing in on effective malaria vaccine

The early stage clinical trial is small, but out of the 15 volunteers given the highest dose of a malaria vaccine, 12 are showing total resistance to the disease.

By Aug. 8, 2013

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Bill Gates and learning from Leonardo da Vinci

60 Minutes preview: Gates won't entertain comparisons of his life to that of da Vinci, but says the great thinker was way ahead of his time.

By May. 10, 2013