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UAE Tech & 2 Israeli Co's Partner to Fight COVID-19 Source:  COVID-19 Tech Fight Source:  Abu Dhabi Group 42 Signing Deal  Rare Arab-Israeli Big Partnership An astonishing example of Arab-Israeli cooperation has just emerged to fight the COVID-19 virus.  Two Israeli defense contractors, Israel Aerospace Industries and Raphael, and an Abu Dhabi based technology company Group 42, are joining forces to develop technologies to fight COVID-19.  This despite the fact that Israel has no diplomatic relations with a Gulf Arab nation.  The partnership has been forged by the urgent, common humanitarian concerns over the vicious nature of COVID-19's threat to every human being. Arab-Israeli Tech Partnership The three companies reached their remarkable agreement via video calls this weekend.  Abu Dhabi based Group 42 specializes in AI and cloud computing. It is led by CEO Peng Xiao.  Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has a portfolio of both defense and civilian businesse

COVID-19 Treatment Discovery

Chinese Scientists Developing Promising Treatment Source:  Stock image of coronavirus "Extremely Effective" Antibodies Discovered to Fight the Disease A team of Chinese scientists at Tsinghau University in Beijing have isolated several antibodies that are "extremely effective" at blocking the coronavirus from entering cells.  They believe they may be on the right track for treating and even preventing the disease.  Globally, more than 850,000 have been infected by COVID-19 and 42,000 have died.  To date, there is no known, effective and proven treatment for the disease which originated in Wuhan, China Next Steps to Mass Production The team analyzed blood from patients who recovered from the coronavirus.  They pinpointed 206  antibodies with a strong  ability to bind with the virus' protein. Of that group 4 antibodies blocked the virus from entering cells and two are exceedingly effective at doing that.  The Chinese scientists are now work