Whipp News: Fighting Malaria

Bill Gates has donated an additional $1 billion to fund research and development efforts to fight against malaria, warning the disease is back on the rise.

Whilst speaking at a summit in London, the Microsoft co-founder said more lives will be claimed worldwide if governments don’t intervene.

The disease is present in nearly 100 countries across the world, and despite the overall rates of malaria having dropped 60% since 2000, the number of cases increased in 2016 for the first time in a decade.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s