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Colour lithograph from 1944 that says "No home remedy or quack ever cured syphilis or gonorrhea, see your doctor now"

Opinion | 28 October 2019

Talking about the ‘antibiotic apocalypse’ is alarming, not persuasive. This is why by Dan Metcalfe

We've used global research to develop effective ways to communicate about drug-resistant infections to inspire change.

People outside a pharmacy in India

Q&A | 9 September 2019

What are drug-resistant infections?

This Q&A explains what drug-resistant infections are, who is affected and what we can do to stem them.

Young girl watches Ebola response team prepare vaccination equipment.

Opinion | 2 August 2019

How research has fundamentally changed the response to Ebola in DRC by Josie Golding

It's a year since the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo began. If we want to prevent future outbreaks lasting a year, the world needs to address research gaps.

Customer and dispenser in a chemist's shop in Tanzania.

News | 23 May 2019

Five pioneering ways to stop superbugs

From India to Latin America, pioneering efforts are being made to reduce the rise and spread of AMR: antibiotic-resistant superbugs

A technician innoculates a series of agar plates with bacteria.

Opinion | 23 April 2019

We ignore the disaster in the antibiotics market at our peril by Jeremy Farrar

There is no viable path for new drugs, however valuable they are to society.

illustration of influenza bacteria

Opinion | 1 March 2019

Vaccines work – for superbugs too by Ed Whiting

There's a vital set of tools to help us tackle the threat of superbugs that we're not using to their full potential. Vaccines.

Woman wearing MEG scanner

News | 20 December 2018

10 ways remarkable research is protecting health

During 2018 we've featured stories about trailblazing research by people we support. Here are some highlights.

Illustration showing overlapping circles

News | 3 December 2018

Second global call to action against drug-resistant infections

Wellcome has co-hosted a second global event, in Ghana, to help drive pioneering action to stop the rise and spread of superbugs.

A petri dish covered with colonies of E. Coli

News | 27 June 2018

New antibiotic approved for drug-resistant infections

A new antibiotic to treat drug-resistant infections, developed with support from Wellcome, has been approved for patient use in the USA.

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