Bill and Melinda Gates: Trump budget could lead to millions of global deaths

In Gates foundation letter, philanthropists argue for importance of foreign aid ‘even in an “America first” mindset’ The billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates said the proposed Trump administration budget could directly lead to millions of preventable deaths around the globe, due to proposed vast cuts to foreign aid and development funds. “US generosity: if that goes away, even a 10% cut would mean 5 million deaths over the next decade,” Gates said at an event to launch the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s annual letter to the public. Continue reading...
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