Russian and American scientists have agreed to cooperate in the fight against COVID-19

The Russian Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences of the United States have signed an agreement on cooperation in research on a new coronavirus.

Within the framework of the agreement, it is planned to cooperate in areas related to COVID-19, its nature, treatment, and prevention.

It is planned to develop cooperation in epidemiology, virology, and molecular biology studies of the virus, the study of the pathophysiology of the disease, in mathematical and computer modeling of the spread of the pandemic.

The parties also intend to jointly study the socio-economic and psychological consequences of coronavirus, strengthening global security, and the ability to counter biological threats.

The agreement was signed by Alexander Sergeev, President of the Russian Academy of Sciences. With the American-the head of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States Marcia McNutt.