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People at a street flea market in Italy.

Opinion | 30 June 2020

This virus isn’t going away. The only way to beat it is to work together by Jeremy Farrar

Six months on from the first case of COVID-19, the pandemic is accelerating and spreading into new areas. Jeremy Farrar talks about the lessons we learned and the long-term solutions.

Two medical workers hold up baby Noubia, the last known patient to contract Ebola in Guinea

Opinion | 26 June 2020

Four lessons from past epidemics to guide us in the search for COVID-19 treatments by Josie Golding

Recent history proves that even the deadliest viruses – like Ebola and HIV – can be made treatable, if we concentrate our efforts on research, development and access. 

Transgender pride flag with Wellcome logo

Opinion | 22 June 2020

Our trans inclusion policy is the latest step in making Wellcome more inclusive by Kathy Poole

Developed in collaboration with our LGBTQ+ network at Wellcome, we're launching a new trans inclusion policy for our staff.

Female doctor sitting with head in hands

Opinion | 22 June 2020

Treatments will take the fear and helplessness out of coronavirus – here’s how businesses can help find them by Jeremy Farrar

Science will show us the way out of the COVID-19 pandemic. And businesses and philanthropy can play a major role by stepping up to fund coronavirus treatments, as well as vaccines and tests.

An intensive care nurse attends to a patient that is being treated for COVID-19 at a hospital.

Explainer | 15 June 2020

We need COVID-19 treatments as well as vaccines – and they have to work for everyone

Effective treatments, that are accessible to everyone who needs them, have to be part of the solution to the coronavirus pandemic – here's why.

Four health workers carry portable vaccine cold storage boxes

Explainer | 3 June 2020

The vaccine journey: from idea to immunisation

Researchers may well identify a safe, effective vaccine for COVID-19 before too long, but all that fantastic work could count for nothing unless we also invest in the next stages of the vaccine process – manufacturing and delivery.

A girl gets a vaccination against measles from a health worker

Opinion | 1 June 2020

While we wait for a COVID-19 vaccine, let's not forget the importance of the vaccines we already have by Charlie Weller

With measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 disrupting immunisation around the globe, millions are now at risk of other deadly diseases. We must act and invest urgently to maintain routine immunisation.

Wellcome Pride logo on top of image of Wellcome staff at the London Pride march

News | 1 June 2020

Why we're proud to change our logo for Pride

During Pride month, logos around the world change to stand in solidarity with the LGBTQ+ community.

A recovered Covid-19 patient donates blood plasma for research into Covid-19 antibodies at the medical researcher of the German Center for Immunity Therapy.

Explainer | 29 May 2020

How can we get effective treatments for COVID-19?

From repurposed drugs to new therapies – researchers are working at incredible speed to find the best ways to treat COVID-19 patients.

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