An international team of researchers is leveraging IBM’s World Community Grid to harness the computing power of volunteers around the globe who are donating their computers and Android devices to help identify potential antiviral drugs to cure the Zika virus.

Declared a global public health emergency by the World Health Organization, Zika has galvanized scientists worldwide into action to combat the fast-spreading virus. But to find a cure, they desperately need computers on a massive scale to crunch large-scale datasets.

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