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Bill Gates hails Indian-origin couple for pioneering work in fight against HIV, COVID-19

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Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates has hailed South African Indian-origin professors Salim Abdool Karim and wife Quarraisha for their contributions in the fight against HIV/Aids and COVID-19. The scientist couple has refused numerous awards both locally and internationally for their pioneering work in preventing the spread of HIV among young women through CAPRISA at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.