Friday, February 24, 2006

Wired News:-"Brilliant's Wish: Disease Alerts

Wired News:: "Brilliant's Wish: Disease Alerts

By Kim Zetter | Also by this reporter
04:00 AM Feb, 23, 2006 EST

MONTEREY, California -- Google's newly appointed philanthropy chief is rallying industry support for an ambitious plan to create a global early warning system aimed at identifying and preventing the spread of infectious diseases, and other disasters.

Larry Brilliant, appointed Tuesday as executive director of Google's new philanthropic organization, is expected to announce the project Thursday at the Technology, Entertainment and Design, or TED, conference here."

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