it feela like it's the only thing in the news right now, and we are as sick of hearing about the Coronavirus as you. However, as gamers we have the chance to help combat the pandemic without doing very much at all. By downloading the Folding@home software you can allow unused GPU clock cycles to be utilised by researchers who are investigating cures for COVID-19. Essentially what you will be doing is lending some of your graphics card's power to a globally-linked network, contributing to what is effectively a super-computer.
Folding@home is a project that combines unused GPU clock cycles around the world for various projects that require high levels of computing power, and right now teams such as the one at the Standford University need this power as they are "simulating potentially druggable protein targets from SARS-Cov-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19, and the related SARS-Cov virus (for which more structural data is available)".
This project could lead to the development of a treatment, and maybe even a cure for Coronavirus. If you are concerned about the virus yourself, and what to help out in some way, all you need to do is check out this programme. By dedicating power that you're not actually using, you could be saving lives.
Stay safe everyone. Druid Gaming x