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U.S. connecting supercomputers produce vaccine against coronavirus

Christian Fernsby |
The United States has combined the power of supercomputers to produce a vaccine against coronavirus through public-private partnerships,” the U.S. Department of Energy said in a press release.

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"Launching a consortium of high-performance computers against COVID-19 will provide Corona virus researchers with access to the world's most powerful computing resources, which could accelerate the discovery of scientific discoveries in the fight against the virus," the ministry said.

In addition to the Department of Energy and the White House, IBM has been a co-founder of the consortium.

The ministry also said: "The consortium is currently uniting 16 systems that offer computing potential at levels above 330 Flops."

President Donald Trump thanked Google, Microsoft and Amazon, as well as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NASA for joining the consortium.

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