Bill Gates Adding $100 Million To Foundation For Battling Polio [VIDEO]

Posted Feb 3, 2011

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) co-founder Bill Gates is adding $100 million to his foundation in order to battle polio. Gates made the announcement at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Polio is on the verge of eradication. Polio is down from around 350,000 in 1988 to less than 1,500 last year. There have been some cases of polio in Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nigeria, Tajikistan, and in the Congo. [PCWorld]