The Canadian Press

2007-02-20 | Harper Gates AIDS

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Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates and Prime Minister Stephen Harper teamed up February 20th to announce a major AIDS initiative. Harper said the federal government and Gates would commit more than 100 million dollars to finance the testing of possible AIDS vaccines. (The money will be used to create a Canadian facility to manufacture promising AIDS vaccines for clinical trials.)

Date: 2007-02-20
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 21 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << today I'm pleased to announce the establishment of the Canadian HIV vaccine initiative this collaboration between Canada's new government and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is going to contribute to the global effort to develop safe effective affordable and globally accessible HIV vaccines >>