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Biotech companies in China rev up to supply critical products amid the COVID-19 pandemic

An employee of I-Mab Biopharma wears a mask while working in a lab.jpg

May 4, 2020

(By Cici Zhang)

Consortia lend their supercomputers to fight COVID-19

National labs, universities, and companies around the world are fast-tracking proposals to use their high-performance computer resources against the novel coronavirus

supercomputers credit Carlos Jones/ORNL.jpeg

April 17, 2020

(Contributed reporting)

Meet Sheng Ding, who is tackling COVID-19 as director of China’s Global Health Drug Discovery Institute

The chemist wants the Gates Foundation–backed institute to share its expertise during the coronavirus pandemic and advocate for public health

GHDDI's director Sheng Ding portrait photo

April 5, 2020

(By Cici Zhang)

China’s new place on the front lines of diagnosing and treating coronavirus disease

Industry watchers say the effort is unprecedented and would not have been possible during the last SARS outbreak

China's new front lines credit Xinhua Ne

February 28, 2020

(Contributed reporting)

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