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  • COVIDathon aims to develop open source tools to combat pandemic

    31 Mar, 2020
    The goal of the hackathon is to bring together the decentralized artificial intelligence community in an effort to help find new approaches to combat the coronavirus crisis.
    Starting April 1st, the Decentralized AI Alliance and partners SingularityNET and Ocean Protocol plan to host an online, not-for-profit hackathon called COVIDathon.

    The goal is to bring together the decentralized artificial intelligence community in an effort to help find solutions to combat the COVID-19 outbrea...
  • The COVID-19 Host Genetics Initiatives: How sick will the coronavirus make you?

    30 Mar, 2020
    Via Science, Jocelyn Kaiser write: How sick will the coronavirus make you? The answer may be in your genes
    COVID-19, caused by the new pandemic coronavirus, is strangely—and tragically—selective. Only some infected people get sick, and although most of the critically ill are elderly or have complicating problems such as heart disease, some killed by the disease are previously healthy and even relatively young. Researchers are now gearing up to scour the patients’ genomes for DNA varia...
  • Global research on COVID-19 Database | WHO

    30 Mar, 2020
    WHO is gathering the latest scientific findings and knowledge on coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and compiling it in a database. 
    The database is updated daily from searches of bibliographic databases, hand searches of the table of contents of relevant journals, and the addition of other relevant scientific articles that come to our attention. The entries in the database may not be exhaustive and new research will be added regularly.

    You can search the WHO database of publi...
  • COVID-19 papers repository

    29 Mar, 2020
    An epidemiologist of Hospital Vall d'Hebron (Barcelona, Spain) has created a daily-updated, and well-organized repository of scientific publications about COVID-19. 
    Click here for reference

  • Join the AI-ROBOTICS vs COVID-19 initiative of the European AI Alliance!

    28 Mar, 2020
    The European Commission launches an initiative to collect ideas about deployable Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotics solutions as well as information on other initiatives that could help face the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
    The initiative aims to create a unique repository that is easily accessible to all citizens, stakeholders and policymakers and become part of the common European response to the outbreak of COVID-19.

    How to contribute?
    You have developed an AI sys...
  • Apple releases new COVID-19 app and website based on CDC guidance

    28 Mar, 2020
    Tools Offer Up-to-Date Guidance and Information for People Across the US.
    Apple today released a new screening tool and set of resources to help people stay informed and take the proper steps to protect their health during the spread of COVID-19, based on the latest CDC guidance. The new COVID-19 website, and COVID-19 app available on the App Store, were created in partnership with the CDC,1 the White House Coronavirus Task Force and FEMA to make it easy for people...
  • You can help fight the coronavirus. All you need is a computer!

    26 Mar, 2020

    The Folding@home initiative aims to simulate the dynamics of COVID-19 proteins to hunt for new therapeutic opportunities.

    Their specialty is in using computer simulations to understand proteins’ moving parts. Watching how the atoms in a protein move relative to one another is important because it captures valuable information that is inaccessible by any other means. Taking the experimental structures as starting points, they simulate how all the atoms in the protein ...
  • Public Health Emergency COVID-19 Initiative

    24 Mar, 2020

    On March 13, 2020, the National Science and Technology Advisors from a dozen countries, including the United States, called on publishers to voluntarily agree to make their COVID-19 and coronavirus-related publications, and the available data supporting them, immediately accessible in PubMed Central (PMC) and other appropriate public repositories to support the ongoing public health emergency response efforts.

    To date, the following publishers have responded to the call...
  • Rapid Innovation Dashboard from MIT

    23 Mar, 2020
    Information, resources, and opportunities for the MIT Community to rapidly activate and engage in urgent problem-solving on Covid-19/Coronavirus Disease.
    Click on the link to access website

  • European Commission call for 3D printing expertise

    22 Mar, 2020

    Due to the urgent need of masks and ventilators parts the European Commission has recently requested to CECIMO, as the European association for additive manufacturing, to address to its memberships and ask for their ability to aid in producing equipment (such as valves, masks or ventilators). Therefore, CECIMO expands the call to all additive manufacturing (AM) companies who have the ability to do so to assist the needs of hospitals all over Europe. 

    Consequently, in...
  • Open Access on Up-to-date!

    21 Mar, 2020
    The week known and renown platform UpToDate provides open access to clinical content on COVID-19 infection.This is another great initiative of scientific platforms that intents to help healthcare professionals fight the Pandemic we are currently livingBravo!!!
  • COVID19 Response Fund

    19 Mar, 2020
    A Solidarity Response Fund will raise money from a wide range of donors to support the work of the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners to help countries respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

    The fund, the first-of-its-kind, enables private individuals, corporations and institutions anywhere in the world to come together to directly contribute to global response efforts, and has been created by the United Nations Foundation and the Swiss Philanthropy Foundation, together ...