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Washington State University to construct global animal health research facilities

An American billionaire who built his fortune as co-founder of software giant Microsoft has given a university $26 million to find ways of improving Africa’s ability to respond to animal-borne diseases.

Paul G. Allen, an investor and philanthropist, has made the largest gift to Washington State University in the school’s history — $26 million to support programmes and fund construction in WSU’s School for Global Animal Health.

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