Mark Zuckerberg Donates $25M to the CDC to Help Fight Ebola

Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg speaks during his keynote conference as part of the first day of the Mobile World Congress 2014 at the Fira Gran Via complex on February 24, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain. The annual Mobile World Congress hosts some of the world's largest communication companies, with many unveiling their latest phones and gadgets. The show runs from February 24 - February 27.
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Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan announced today that they donated $25 million to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help fight Ebola, the deadly virus that’s killed close to 70 percent of those infected.

In true Zuckerberg fashion, he made the announcement via a Facebook post:

Tech people: occasionally not terrible!


Mark Zuckerberg Donates $25M to Help Fight Ebola