Russian Academy of Sciences and Academy of Sciences of the United States signed a cooperation agreement COVID-19

Russian Academy of Sciences and the national Academy of Sciences of the United States on Thursday in a video conference signed a cooperation agreement for research related COVID-19.

From the Russian Academy of Sciences the agreement was signed by the President of RAS Alexander Sergeev. With the American head of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States Marcia Mcnutt.

As reported earlier, the press service of the Russian Academy of Sciences, in the framework of the agreement it is planned the cooperation between academies in all areas of coronavirus, its nature, methods of treatment and prevention. The parties plan to develop cooperation of scientists in the field of epidemiological, virological, molecular biological studies COVID-19, the study of the pathophysiology of new infections in the mathematical and computer modeling of the spread of the pandemic, socio-economic and psychological consequences of coronavirus, strengthening global security and countering biological threats.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world revealed more than 16.5 million cases, more than 656 thousand people died.

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