Plans drafted for US$5-billion AIDS vaccine fund
Key figures behind the proposal are reported to include Harold Varmus, president of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York and Richard Klausner, head of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, according to the journal Science.
The proposed initiative is still at the "preliminary discussion phase", according to Esther Carver of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The coalition soon aims to publish an outline of its proposal to encourage debate on its ideas.
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