Bill Gates fears that money pledged by rich counties to developing nations will simply reduce aid put aside for other areas. The funding which has been agreed to help countries deal with climate change may come at a huge cost to other categories of foreign aid. Gates is particularly concerned that health will be hit hardest. He says, ‘If just 1 percent of the $100 billion goal came from vaccine funding, then 700,000 more children could die from preventable diseases’.
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