How to be useful for humanity versus COVID-19

OK, you protect yourself from the virus. You maintain social distancing and put on your mask. You are in lockdown. But, what can you do more than that? How to be more useful for the long run? Is there any other way to benefit the humanity against coronavirus disease?

Here are a few tips for you:

1- You can donate your unused computer power

Folding@home COVID-19 Project

Folding@home (FAH or F@h) is a distributed computing project for simulating protein dynamics, including the process of protein folding and the movements of proteins implicated in a variety of diseases.

OpenPandemics by IBM

On April 1st, 2020, IBM announced OpenPandemics. The project aims to identify possible treatments for the Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) which is responsible for the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic. World Community Grid (WCG) will partner with Scripps Research, with whom it has partnered in the past, notably in FightAIDS@Home projects.

2- You can donate your money

COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) is leading and coordinating the global effort, supporting countries to prevent, detect, and respond to the pandemic.

Everyone can now support directly the response coordinated by WHO. People and organizations who want to help fight the pandemic and support WHO and partners can now donate through the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for WHO.

Coronavirus Relief Fund by GlobalGiving

Your donation to the Coronavirus Relief Fund will help stop the virus’s spread and give communities on the front lines of the crisis the resources they need to act quickly and protect the most vulnerable.

3- You can spread knowledge

World Health Organization (WHO)

Mental Health Europe (MHE)

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)

United Nations (UN)

80,000 Hours


4- You can do something else?

You have any other ways to contribute in this fight against COVID-19? Let them be known in the comments!