Bill Gates

Bill Gates

Bill and Melinda Gates announce divorce after 27 years

Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife and fellow philanthropist Melinda announced on Monday they are divorcing after a 27-year marriage

In this file photo taken on 11 July  2015 Billionaire Bill Gates, chairman and founder of Microsoft Corp., and his wife Melinda attend the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho

COVID-19 vaccine: Having no alternative source was a blunder

Analysing the activities of the government, experts say Bangladesh had been making blunders since the beginning of the process of vaccine selection

COVID-19 vaccine: Having no alternative source was a blunder

Summer of 2021 will be almost normal: Bill Gates

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates believes that a “lot of things” will be back to “normal” by the summer of 2021 if COVID-19 vaccine approvals don’t turn up any nasty surprises

Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; attends a panel discussion on Building Human Capital during the IMF/World Bank spring meeting in Washington, US, 21 April 2018.

How Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates reacted to Biden’s victory

Tech honchos including Microsoft Co-founder Bill Gates and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos congratulated president-elect Joe Biden and vice president-elect Kamala Harris after their victory in the US ...

Amazon’s chief Jeff Bezos. AFP file photo

Positive pre-clinical data for CureVac’s COVID-19 vaccine

The Tuebingen-based company, which is backed by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, said the potential vaccine, known as CVnCoV, produced neutralising antibodies and activated T-cells in hamsters ...

An employee of German biopharmaceutical company CureVac, demonstrates research workflow on a vaccine for the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease at a laboratory in Tuebingen, Germany, on 12 March 2020

Rich world could be close to normal by late 2021 if vaccine works: Bill Gates

Rich countries could be back to close to normal by late 2021 if a COVID-19 vaccine works, is ready soon and distributed properly at scale, Microsoft founder Bill Gates said on Tuesday.

Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; attends a panel discussion on Building Human Capital during the IMF/World Bank spring meeting in Washington, US, 21 April 2018.

Vaccines won't end pandemic quickly unless delivered equitably: Gates

Even as the world is rushing for solutions to fight Covid-19, developing and manufacturing vaccines will not end the pandemic quickly unless they are delivered equitably, warn Bill and Melinda Gates.

Bill Gates, poses for a picture on 9 October 2019, in Lyon, France. A

Pandemic makes tackling global woes more critical than ever: Bill Gates

"The COVID-19 pandemic not only stopped progress, it kicked it backward," said Gates,

Bill Gates, co-chair of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, attends a conversation at the 2019 New Economy Forum in Beijing, China, 21 November 2019.

Bill Gates calls for COVID-19 meds to go to people who need them, not 'highest bidder'

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates called for COVID-19 drugs and an eventual vaccine to be made available to countries and people that need them most, not to the "highest bidder," saying relying ...

Bill Gates, poses for a picture on 9 October 2019, in Lyon, France.

Japan's Fujifilm to spend $928m to double capacity of Danish drug facility

It is an initiative launched by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and two other large charities, aimed at accelerating drug development and identifying a promising COVID-19 therapeutic candidate ...

 Tablets of Avigan (generic name : Favipiravir), a drug approved as an anti-influenza drug in Japan and developed by drug maker Toyama Chemical Co, a subsidiary of Fujifilm Holdings Co. are displayed during a photo opportunity at Fujifilm's headquarters in Tokyo, 22 October 2014.
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