It looks like Elon Musk can add another line to his curriculum vitae (who knows, maybe one day he will need it). The 49-year-old, who invents new ways of transportation and is on course to revolutionise space travel, has tried his hand at medicine as he and his company SpaceX have commissioned a study on coronavirus, The Wall Street Journal reported. Musk is even listed as a co-author of the study. The coronavirus pandemic brought the world to a halt in the spring of 2020. For SpaceX, this was especially damaging as the company was preparing to send NASA astronauts to the International Space Station in May. In order to continue working and limit the spread of the disease, Musk and SpaceX's top medical executive decided to conduct a study. With the help of doctors and academic researchers, they wanted to create an antibody-testing programme as well as to find out how the immune system reacts to the virus. More than 4,000 SpaceX employees volunteered to participate in the study. Over three months, they had their blood tested. Of the 4,000 SpaceX employees that were tested multiple times, 300 contracted COVID-19. Scientists say they have enough data from 120 people… Read full this story
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