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Bill Gates Says Zika Response Better Than For Ebola

By Bill Berkrot NEW YORK, Feb 23 – The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has turned its attention to the Zika virus outbreak, and its founders said the response to the crisis, which may be linked to devastating birth defects in South America, has been better than for the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Africa. “We

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Seeds of Growth

The region’s institutions need a heroic commitment to long-term planning BY Hassan Al Damluji At the start of 2016, the Middle East feels battered and bruised. For many of us who take a determinedly optimistic view of the world, 2015 pulled no punches. Despite this, many people are working towards a brighter future. But we’ve got

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