Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Pledges $1 Billion to Help Fight the Virus

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With the death toll rapidly rising due to the pandemic, and many parts of the world going into full lockdown, people are seriously beginning to panic.

But there have been some incredible acts of kindness, and the most recent comes from Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey. Although, there’s more to his donation than meets the eye…

 

Only time will tell if a cure will be found, and the one thing that is needed is money to fund these expensive experiments.

Bill Gates and his wife made an extremely generous donation of $100 million towards finding a cure, but it seems that more is needed.

But people aren’t giving up hope. Clive Palmer is certainly one of those people.

And he has made a very cool donation of $1 million towards a clinical trial in the hopes of finding a cure for the deadly virus.

And because of this huge sum, researchers at the University of Queensland will now be able to further test their theory that drugs used to treat HIV and malaria could be used to tackle the virus.

“At this time of national crisis in our country all Australians must do whatever they can to help their fellow Australians,” Mr. Palmer said to the Daily Mail.

“I want all Australians who have done well in this country to remember their fellow Australians and the sacrifices that have been made by previous generations and dig deep to support all efforts necessary to defeat this threat to our lives,” Mr. Palmer went on to say.

And only time will tell.  

The Independent reports that Dorsey has pledged a staggering $1 billion of equity in his company Square to help fight the virus – equating to twenty-eight percent of his wealth.

And stated that the funds would later shift to support efforts for women’s health, education, and universal basic income after the pandemic. This is a breaking news story. More details will follow…