Gates Foundation and Baidu to assist coronavirus fight in China


Bill Gates speaking during an interview with Chinese media in Beijing in November last year. - China Daily/ANN

BEIJING (China Daily/ANN): The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and China's Internet search giant Baidu Inc on Sunday (Jan 25) announced that they will donate funds to help front-line responders in China accelerate their efforts to contain the spread of 2019-nCoV.

The foundation is immediately committing US$5 million in emergency funds and corresponding technical support, while Baidu is establishing a special fund of 300 million yuan (US$43.2 million).

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