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Zuckerberg, Gates to help Kingdom in Covid-19 fight

Mark Zuckerberg’s Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) and the Bill Gates Foundation (BGF) are helping a group of small research institutions in Cambodia to fight against Covid-19, Business Insider reports.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said CZI, in partnership with BGF and Cambodian researchers, has helped unlock a piece of research which may help in the fight against the coronavirus.

“In partnership with BGF, researchers in Cambodia have been able to sequence the full genome of the virus that causes Covid-19, making it much easier and faster to identify if people have the virus.

“The team has created a new public version of the IDSeq tool so scientists everywhere can study the full genome, and it can be shared around the world,” Zuckerberg wrote.

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