Indian cos among emerging world’s vaccine heroes: Bill Gates

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates has showered rich praise on companies from emerging nations, including India, for donning the role of ’hidden vaccine heroes’ and driving down their cost to about $1 per dose in the global fight to protect kids from deadly diseases.

Gates, who is to attend the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting, today said there is reason to be optimistic than ever about the future progress using vaccines to give all children a healthy start to life.

Source: Business Standard (link opens in a new window)

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