Microsoft’s Bill Gates invests in chewing gum and chocolate in fight against malaria – Telegraph

By Nick Allen in Los Angeles

Published: 10:10AM BST 21 Oct 2009

Bill Gates invests in chewing gum and chocolate in fight against malaria

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation gave grants of $100,000 Photo: BLOOMBERG

Through his charitable foundation, Mr Gates has given $100,000 (£61,000) in grants to researchers hoping to find new ways of combating the disease.

The first idea is to use gum to detect malaria indicators in saliva so that blood does not have to be drawn.

via Microsoft’s Bill Gates invests in chewing gum and chocolate in fight against malaria – Telegraph.

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