Some USD630 million will be released by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Rotary International, and the British and German governments to help wipe out polio particularly in Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Afghanistan,
reported. "Eradicating a disease is hard, slow, painstaking work," Bill Gates said. "We can't circle a year on the calendar and say we'll end polio by this date or that date. That sets us up for failure."