Re: [ufodiscussion] Bill Gates\Warrior?
- I wasn't aware of this..
Thank you much Regan. I'm beginning to get profusely confounded.
> I notice that the US military is keeping ominously quiet duringingredient
> these proceedings. Although you would think from this article that no
> significant research has been done to develop a malaria vaccine, in fact a
> lot of research has been done for many years, originally in China before
> western commercial interests got interested in the startling Chinese
> results. The Chinese had discovered that a common herb was an effective
> cure for malaria but of course the western drug companies were not
> interested in growing herbs. They wanted to identify the active
> in the herb and then synthesise it in laboratories in order to market itin
> a controllable fashion as a vaccine. They succeeded in doing this andthen
> the US military moved in and acquired the patents, which they still hold.particular
> The result - an effective malaria vaccine suppressed by the US military.
> Not only this, but its possession of the patent-rights means that the Bill
> and Melinda Gates Foundation will be blocked from utilising that
> vaccine if they should rediscover it. Unless, perhaps, they would care toOmidyar
> negotiate a deal with the US military?
> Isn't it miraculous how power and wealth on this planet flow
> inexorably, like water under the pull of gravity, into the greedy grasp of
> the super-secret US military-industrial-political complex?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Dex
> To: Zuriah Shara
> Sent: Thursday, February 05, 2009 6:58 PM
> Subject: [ufodiscussion] Bill Gates\Warrior?
> 'There's no reason only poor people should get malaria': The moment Bill
> Gates released jar of mosquitoes at packed conference
> By David Gardner
> Last updated at 6:36 PM on 05th February 2009
> It was a show-stopping move by any standards.
> Bill Gates, the billionaire founder of Microsoft and a renowned
> philanthropist, let loose a swarm of mosquitoes at a technology conference
> in California to highlight the dangers of malaria.
> �Malaria is spread by mosquitoes,� the Microsoft founder yelled at a
> well-heeled crowd at a technology conference in California.
> �I brought some,� he added. �Here, I�ll let them roam around � there is no
> reason only poor people should be infected.�
> He let the shocked audience sweat for a minute or so before assuring them
> that the freed insects were malaria- free.
> But that didn�t satisfy all the attendees.
> �That�s it. I am not sitting up front anymore,� eBay founder Pierre
> The stunt was an attempt by Gates � who quit Microsoft last year to
> concentrate on his charity work - to hammer home the importance of malaria
> It is one of the pet projects of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
> announced last year it was donating �115 million to help develop a vaccinecent
> for the deadly disease.
> Up to 2.7 million people a year still die of malaria each year, 75 per
> of them African children.in
> Although malaria has been eradicated in most countries with temperate
> climates, it is still prevalent on continents like Africa and Asia, which
> have tropical or subtropical climates.
> Gates was speaking at the Technology, Entertainment and Design conference
> Long Beach, California which attracts the great and the good from theworlds
> of science, technology, business, entertainment and academia.as
> The organisers of the TED conference said it was an 'amazing moment' and
> provided the audience with 'food for thought'.
> Chris Anderson, curator of the show, quipped that the moment should be
> headlined, 'Gates releases more bugs into the world'.
> Gates said more money was being spent finding a cure for baldness than
> developing drugs to combat malaria.
> 'Now, baldness is a terrible thing and rich men are afflicted,' he joked.
> 'That is why that priority has been set.
> 'The market does not drive scientists, thinkers, or governments to do the
> right things. Only by paying attention and making people care can we make
> much progress as we need to.'gear,
> He called for greater distribution of insect nets and other protective
> and revealed that an anti-malaria vaccine funded by his foundation andand
> currently in development would enter a more advanced testing phase in the
> coming months.
> 'I am an optimist; I think any tough problem can be solved,' he said.
> Malaria: The facts
> Malaria is one of the biggest killers in the developing world. Most
> casualties occur in sub-Saharan Africa, where the most deadly strain of
> malaria is prevalent.
> The disease is caused by a parasite transmitted by certain types of
> mosquitoes. Symptoms usually begin with a high fever, neck and back pain
> progress to shivering, vomiting and convulsions. Children are particularlyhttp://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1136463/Theres-reason-poor
> Although pills exist that can help prevent malaria, there is currently no
> vaccine. Preventative medication is used mainly by travellers and is not
> available to the vast majority of people living in the Third World.
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