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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.

People holding placards on a demonstration about climate change

Opinion | 22 April 2019

Why doctors and nurses can help to heal the Earth by Howie Frumkin

Doctors and nurses are joining global demands for action on climate change – and because of their skills they have the potential for huge influence.

Wellcome is working with the UK Department for International Development in a five-year initiative to help prevent future epidemics and improve the response to current ones.

We want to pioneer 'deliberative dialogue' to involve a more diverse range of people in discussions about health challenges.  

Photo of the Datalabs team

Opinion | 21 March 2019

A new method for ethical data science by Danil Mikhailov

Wellcome Data Labs is applying a new method to solving data science problems to identify potential negative consequences of algorithms early on.

Young people are marching in protest at global leaders’ failure to tackle climate change. Howie Frumkin hopes that young people’s actions may shape all our futures.

Wellcome is making £2 million available to the WHO and government of DRC to support vaccine research as part of the emergency response to the Ebola outbreak.

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.

Jim Smith seated at a round table listening to other people talking.

Opinion | 26 February 2019

How we’re approaching Wellcome’s science review by Jim Smith

We're working hard to clarify what we hope the science review will achieve, how we’ll carry it out and who we’ll speak to.

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