Federal government got you down? Look at what Big Tech is doing for COVID-19

Apple, Google, Facebook, and even smaller firms are seemingly doing what Trump can't. But is it enough?



The funds earmarked by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Wellcome, and Mastercard for the COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator.

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Bill Gates is leading the charge to find a COVID-19 vaccine

The Microsoft founder is funding seven factories to test coronavirus vaccines. Should any factory's efforts prove successful, the rest will pivot to produce that formula.

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