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Zuckerberg fund pledges US$3 billion to banish disease

The Zuckerbergs hope that their project will power a movement to fund more medical research around the world.

San Francisco

MARK Zuckerberg and his wife on Wednesday pledged US$3 billion over the next decade to help banish or manage all disease, pouring some of the Facebook founder's fortune into innovative research.

"This is a big goal," Mr Zuckerberg said at a San Francisco event