Thursday, November 26, 2020
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
20 November 2020, 09:10
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 ...
10 November 2020, 09:53
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 ...
24 October 2020, 12:10
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.
11 October 2020, 10:36
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.
16 September 2020, 08:56
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,
15 September 2020, 09:36
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 ...
13 July 2020, 11:39
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 ...
10 June 2020, 14:44
NY to work with Gates Foundation to 'reimagine' education: Governor
New York will work with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to "reimagine" the state's school system in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, part of a broader reform of society, governor Andrew ...
6 May 2020, 10:00
Gates, TikTok pledge $20m to help Africa tackle COVID-19
It would also help prevent "a potentially catastrophic impact on immunisation programmes across the developing world," GAVI Chief Executive Seth Berkley said in a statement.
3 May 2020, 12:35