Seth Berkley

0 Bill Gates’ humanitarian plan for world (vaccination) domination

Everyone knows Bill Gates loves vaccines. Yet few seem to appreciate just how revolutionary and accidental is this love affair. Promoting this powerful, fundamental tool for children’s health may look these days like the obvious humanitarian thing for a philanthropist to do. But it wasn’t either obvious or that celebrated when the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation started down this path in the 1990s.

2 The obscure bug that set off Bill Gates, awakening a geeky giant

It kills anywhere from a quarter-million to half-a-million kids every year and is one of the world’s leading causes of child mortality. But it wasn’t too long ago hardly anybody had even heard of it. Rotavirus — the killer bug that set off Bill Gates and gave direction to his…

0 Global vaccine alliance appoints AIDS vaccine champ as new CEO

The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization, GAVI, has selected Seth Berkley to take over as CEO of the 10-year-old initiative aimed at expanding access to children’s vaccines worldwide. Berkley, long one of the leading advocates of the search for an AIDS vaccine, inherits both an operation that has been…