Microsoft Co-Founder Bumps Ebola Effort to $100 Million

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen said Thursday that he would raise his Ebola-fighting investments to $100 million, NBC News reported. “The Ebola virus is unlike any health crisis we have ever experienced and needs a response unlike anything we have ever seen,” Allen, who has already given $26 million to the effort. WHO has asked for $1 billion to fight the deadly virus and the U.S. is spending $700 million and sending troops, supplies and expertise to West Africa. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently donated $25 million to the CDC.

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