We are committing $10 million in emergency funds and corresponding support to assist frontline responders in China and Africa in their efforts to contain the global spread of 2019-nCoV (coronavirus).
Full statement: https://gates.ly/2O4dKK6
Sir Fazle was a humanitarian who helped us learn about development work: Building an efficient organization while never forgetting who you were doing it for. We were saddened to hear of his passing and will forever draw inspiration from his work, as will the rest of the world.
I’ve read a lot of books about history over the years, and These Truths by Jill Lepore is the most honest and unflinching account of the American story I’ve ever seen. It’s also one of the most beautifully written. https://gatesnot.es/34yWimj
December is a great time to take stock of everything you’ve done over the last twelve months—including all of the books you’ve read. I found these books to be really clever and engaging. I hope you them find as intriguing as I did: https://gatesnot.es/2S8vlU7