Bill Gates pushes world health assembly to boost vaccinations

Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, spoke to the World Health Assembly and representatives of 193 member states yesterday about vaccines, according to the Humanosphere blog. Gates called upon those in attendance and world leaders to commit to expanding the use of vaccines in recognition that they are the most powerful means for achieving health. “Vaccines are an extremely elegant technology,” Gates said. “They are inexpensive, easy to deliver and are proven to protect children from disease. At Microsoft, we dreamed about technologies that were so powerful and simple.”  Read the full post at Humanosphere.

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