Xprize launches Pandemic Alliance to accelerate coronavirus research


by VentureBeat

VentureBeat— Nonprofit organization Xprize launched the Pandemic Alliance, which seeks to foster the development of technological solutions to viral threats.

AFP.com—Crowdsourced virtual supercomputer revs up coronavirus research — Anyone with a relatively recent computer can contribute by installing a program which downloads small amount of data for analysis to accelerate research for a coronavirus treatment. Nvidia called on gamers to join the effort as well.. Iran announces 129 new virus deaths, raising toll to 1,685

Mail Online—Calls for a global ceasefire as coronavirus pandemic is 'accelerating'. A senior UN chief has called for a global ceasefire, like the one in north western Syria (pictured), so countries can focus on fighting COVID-19, it comes as WHO said cases were 'accelerating' worldwide.

MSN—Coronavirus live updates: Pandemic is 'accelerating,' WHO warns. Over 367,000 people around the world have been diagnosed with coronavirus.