Bill Gates Funding both Vaccines in Australia…well I never – Mick Raven
Australia is hedging its bets with a $1.5 billion investment in two potential COVID-19 vaccines, one of which is based on technology that has never before been produced on a global scale.
In 2018, Novavax received a US$89 million research grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for development of vaccines for maternal immunization.
In September 2019, BioNTech signed an agreement with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop HIV and tuberculosis programs to identify and develop preclinical vaccine and immunotherapy candidates for the prevention of HIV and tuberculosis infections and for the long-term antiretroviral therapy-free remission of HIV diseases.
The big push for vaccines for profit – Mick Raven
Yellow fever, Ebola, Zika, bird flu – whatever epidemic is next, vaccines will be needed as part of the solution. As populations continue to grow, alongside climate change and urbanisation, it will be increasingly necessary to have high herd immunity for the diseases we know are waiting to strike. This means strong routine immunisation and adequate vaccine stockpiles, while also preparing for diseases we currently know less about.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Gates Foundation pledged US$ 750 million to set up Gavi in 1999. The Foundation is a key Gavi partner in vaccine market shaping. Gates Foundation pledged US$ 750 million to set up Gavi in 1999.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation committed US$1.5 billion to launch the first Advance Market Commitment (AMC) to help speed the development and availability of a new vaccine
ALLof Bill’s fingers in the Covid Pie Ppl – Mick Raven