The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has contributed nearly US$3 billion in the push to end polio. Photo: Adam Jeffery/CNBC

Bill Gates: Polio will be eradicated this year

Today 12 cases of poliovirus exist in two countries, and the Gates Foundation is optimistic polio could be completely wiped out this year

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The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has contributed nearly US$3 billion in the push to end polio. Photo: Adam Jeffery/CNBC
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