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Facebook founder is donating $25 million to the CDC to help fight Ebola, what are you doing?

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan

Here’s what Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, 30, posted on his page today sharing how he is working to fight Ebola:

Priscilla and I are donating $25 million to the Centers for Disease Control Foundation to help fight Ebola.
The Ebola epidemic is at a critical turning point. It has infected 8,400 people so far, but it is spreading very quickly and projections suggest it could infect 1 million people or more over the next several months if not addressed.
We need to get Ebola under control in the near term so that it doesn’t spread further and become a long term global health crisis that we end up fighting for decades at large scale, like HIV or polio.
We believe our grant is the quickest way to empower the CDC and the experts in this field to prevent this outcome.
Grants like this directly help the frontline responders in their heroic work. These people are on the ground setting up care centers, training local staff, identifying Ebola cases and much more.
We are hopeful this will help save lives and get this outbreak under control.
To learn more about the fight against Ebola: http://www.cdcfoundation.org/ebola-outbreak

We’ve been critical of how the Dallas hospital handled the late Thomas Duncan’s case, but have we really made a plan to help stop this deadly virus from infecting more Americans and Africans?

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2 Comments

  1. sue on October 14, 2014 at 1:20 pm

    Well not everbody is a billionare, so donating 25 million dollars is easy for him. I also found it funny how it seems that some white americans got the cure to save them. But the black man did not, they sent him home and he end up losing his life. If this continues it can effect half of Africa. Which will be mostly blacks. because I bet you that they will make sure the white people get the cure over the Black people. Just my opinion.

  2. butterbeanbabe on October 16, 2014 at 1:27 pm

    they actually knocked him off you can not tell me this nurse is doing good in 3 days of illness and this man was dead something fishy is going on at presbyterian hospital they already admitted the staff there knew nothing about ebola and was not prepared to quanrantine the hospital or look for potential victims coming in there .. proof is the fact they sent duncan om with meds … now they sent a black nurse to atlanta georgia but kept the white nurse there they already healed .. ibelieve she is asian , treated like whites in america ..
    im curious why the black female was sent to atlanta .versus they do the same treat ment they did on the asian woman .. sicking
    i dont turst this country at all …
    they are always covering something mark zuckerberg should keep his money cause they already have the cure for this diseas its not like cancer it can be stopped immediatly .and they are not doing that for god sakes STOP THE LIES