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Mark Zuckerberg Donates Money to Stop Ebola

Mark Zuckerberg Donated How Much to Fight Ebola?

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To prevent the ongoing Ebola crisis from spreading, Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, have made an extremely generous donation to the US Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) — $25 million, to be exact. The Facebook founder explained his reasons in a Facebook post, calling the grant "the quickest way to empower the CDC and the experts in this field to prevent" Ebola from becoming a global health crisis.

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