How Computer Science Is Helping To Fight Viral Infections
IBM Research announced a new macromolecule to protect healthy cells from viruses
Viruses like dengue fever, Ebola and Zika have become global health epidemics, and one of the biggest challenges in fighting off these viral infections is how rapidly they mutate and become drug resistant. IBM Research and Singapore’s Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) have identified a new breakthrough macromolecule that acts as a ‘magic bullet’ capable of preventing deadly viral infections, regardless of their ability to mutate.
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