As we all know how Coronavirus has reached every corner of the world and how Coronavirus effects the world’s economy. Coronavirus effects the most developed countries of the world as well as the reason behind the death of 14,925 peoples and 345,338 cases have been seen by this Coronavirus.
And in this, we are going to know about some business tycoons like Jack Ma, Bill Gates, Michael Bloomberg and many more billionaires contributing to efforts to counter this Coronavirus or COVID 19. Let’s check out how the billionaire contributes to counter this COVID 19.
1- Bill Gates
The co-founder of Microsoft Bill Gates announced on 5 February that his Bill and Melinda Gates Charitable Trust would donate the 100 million dollars for developing the vaccines for COVID 19 and also for the diagnosis and treatment of Coronavirus. This is a great contribution from this great entrepreneur to fight against COVID 19.
2- Jack Ma
The founder and Chairman of Alibaba Groups Jack Ma another billionaire of China Jack Ma has announced to donate 14 million dollars to develop a vaccine for COVID 19 or Coronavirus. Also he donates nearly 1 million face mask to the United States and testing kits more than 500,000 with free shipment on 13th March 2020. So this was also a great contribution by the Chairman of Alibaba Groups Jack Ma.
3- Michael Bloomberg
The co-founder and owner of Bloomberg LP also the former Mayor of New York City Michael Rubens Bloomberg has decided to donate 40 million dollars to low-income countries for the prevention of COVID 19 or slow the spreading of Coronavirus. Michael was a great Philanthropist and a billionaire partnering with the WHO (World Health Organisation). This was a great step taken by this person to prevent peoples from COVID 19.
4- Bernard Arnault
The Chairman, CEO (Cheif Executive Officer) of LVMH and the fourth richest person of the world Bernard Arnault. He is the owner of most luxurious brands of the world, Bernard Arnault started to the manufacturing of hand sanitizers by converting his three perfume factories, also he distributed these hand sanitizers free to the largest hospitals of Europe as well as to French authorities.
5- Mark Cuban
Another American billionaire, investor and entrepreneur Mark Cuban the chairman of AXS TV and co-owner of 2929 entertainment. He is also the owner of the NBA (National Basketball Association). He paid off the employees of American Airlines Center till this season of COVID 19 had not been the end. Cuban donated $500,000 to support healthcare workers and medical system which provide treatment to the patients of Coronavirus. And this is also a great donation by this billionaire of the world.
6- Michael Dell
The great American entrepreneur, philanthropist, and billionaire Michael Saul dell the founder and CEO of Dell Technologies. To provide the medical supplies such as masks and sanitizer in China he has donated 2 million yuan to China. He also donates $3 million worldwide to stop the spreading of the COVID 19 effect in the world.
7- Mark Zuckerberg
The co-founder and CEO of the topmost Social Networking Site Facebook Mark Zuckerberg an American entrepreneur and philanthropist was announced to donate the 100 million dollars to stop the impact of COVID 19 or Coronavirus effect in the world. Also he donates 20 million dollars to the WHO (World Health Organization) and the United Nations Foundation. So that is the great contribution of this Social Media Giant Mark Zuckerberg.
So these are the contributions by the top billionaires of the world to protect world’s people from the COVID 19 or Coronavirus effects. Many other billionaires like Elon Musk, Steve Ballmer (Ex- Microsoft CEO), Marc Benioff, Silvio Berlusconi (Former or three-time Prime Minister of Italy), Richard Branson (Founder of Virgin Group) also contributed for stop this COVID 19 effect in the world