Mark Zuckerberg Pledges $3 Billion to Curing Disease


Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan on Wednesday pledged more than $3 billion toward a plan to "cure, prevent or manage all disease within our children's lifetime."

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Investments will include a bioscience research center, and plans for a chip to diagnose diseases, continuous blood stream monitoring and a map of cell types in body. (Reporting by Deborah M. Todd; Editing by Alan Crosby)