Cholera cure or basketball: What’s the best way to spend $2 billion?

in 2014, Kevin Outterson, Los Angeles Times, Newsmakers, School of Law
June 2nd, 2014

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Kevin Outterson, School of Law

Kevin Outterson of Boston University’s School of Public Health raises the question, a little mischievously, of whether Steve Ballmer’s $2 billion is really being put to the greatest possible social use…

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“Cholera is a disease of poverty, linked to poor sanitation and a lack of potable water. Establishment of an adequate sanitation and potable-water system is the most definitive way to prevent and limit its spread.”

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