KACST super tracks scientific research to combat coronavirus


RIYADH — King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) launched a super track (high-speedway) to back-up scientific research to combat novel Coronavirus pandemic.

The objective of the project is to consolidate and boost national efforts that are being exerted aiming at limiting the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

It would also provide research institutions in the Kingdom with back up to develop checkup and monitoring mechanisms to track down what’s causing the virus, accurately and rapidly, as well as in an economically effective manner in accordance with the best world class recognized scientific standards.

The project comes in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, the Saudi Health Council and the Saudi Center for Disease Prevention and Control (SaudiCDC). — SPA