Vaccines Get a Boost

March 2010
Pharmaceutical Representative;Mar2010, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p9
The article reports that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has pledged to donate 10 billion dollars over the next ten years to help global research and development in the delivery of vaccines in poor and developing countries.


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