Chan Zuckerberg Initiative launches $3B program to cure disease

September 21, 2016 6:29 PM

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SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his pediatrician wife, Priscilla Chan, are launching an ambitious new effort to spend $3 billion over the next decade to cure disease.

The goal is to "work together to cure, prevent or manage all disease within our children's lifetime," Dr. Chan said during an event in San Francisco for the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.

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