folding@home

folding@homeMany of y’all probably own a computer or laptop equipped with a powerful graphics card or processor. By sharing part of the computing power with the folding@home project, we can help speed up very difficult computer calculations and thus more quicken the development of effective medicine for COVID-19 disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Even one task completed each day can be extremely helpful.

Terminal installation for Debian / Mint / Ubuntu

sudo dpkg -i –force-depends fahclient_7.4.4_amd64.deb
sudo dpkg -i –force-depends fahcontrol_7.4.4-1_all.deb
sudo dpkg -i –force-depends fahviewer_7.4.4_amd64.deb
wget http://launchpadlibrarian.net/109052632/python-support_1.0.15_all.deb
sudo dpkg -i –force-depends python-support_1.0.15_all.deb

More instalation guides can be found on folding@home page.

Download Windows Client –> folding-home-7-4-4-multi-win.exe

folding-home-7-4-4-multi-win.exe SHA256SUM SHA256 AD870E30132669374DE5D2633389CA078811A0BB101103710D91206480483E69

How to recognize if SARS-CoV-2 caused covid 19 diseases in us?

COVID-19 has six stages:

  • Asymptomatic phase – the virus has attacked the body, but we have no symptoms.
  • Fever and coughing (usually 4-5 days after infection).
  • Fever and shortness of breath. There is nothing to wait at this stage, it is the last moment to be in the hospital.
  • Pneumonia – at this stage the fever is even higher and the patient suffers from even stronger shortness of breath.
  • ARDS – acute respiratory distress syndrome – at this stage the patient must be hospitalized in the intensive care unit. If the treatment fails here, COVID-19 goes to the sixth stage.
  • Sepsis – severe multi-organ failure.

What can I do to protect myself?

  • Wash your hands! The more often and accurately the better. Wash when you get home, when you leave the toilet, touch the money, door handles, buttons in the elevator …
  • Disinfect the phone and any items that are suitable for this and which you were wearing while going out – glasses, watch, jewelry …
  • If you were in a larger concentration of people – wash your jacket, hat, gloves …
  • Avoid gatherings – events, training, shopping centers, cinemas, theaters, churches, museums, restaurants …
  • If you need to do shopping – buy what you can online, enter the store for a short time, preferably with a ready shopping list to shorten your stay in the store. Postpone other purchases, e.g. clothes. Pay by card. Do not make up, for example, a child’s visit to the dentist “because he is at home and does not go to school”. Schools and other facilities are closed to obtain quarantine.
  • Don’t visit anyone in the hospital. Come to your doctor without any accompanying people.
  • Don’t go to the gym. Practice at home.
  • Whatever you can – do it remotely
  • Do not visit older people. Do or order online shopping for them. Do not expose them to infection.
  • Do not use public transport unless it is necessary. Avoid trips, especially to areas with confirmed virus presence. If you must, better drive your own car.
  • Do not contact the infected personally. Avoid people who meet outside the home, especially those showing signs of infection.
  • If you suspect your symptoms do not go to the emergency room or the clinic – report to an infectious hospital or call an ambulance. You have doubts about how to proceed – call the helpline. If you suspect an infection but feel good stay at home. Do not infect others. Quarantine your family – don’t let them spread the virus either.
  • Ventilate rooms, especially those in which many people stay.
  • Do not give your hand on greet with friends, do not share food (cutlery, food, do not drink with one glass).
  • Take care of your immune system: get enough sleep, eat regularly, supplement any deficiencies (vitamin D3, selenium, B12, zinc …)

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