Mark Henderson (@markgfh )

Mark Henderson

Bio Director of Communications, the Wellcome Trust. Views mine not the Trusts. Author of The Geek Manifesto & 50 Genetics Ideas You Really Need to Know
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Twitter Web App : Some 100,000 people a year die from snake bites, particularly in South Asia. It's a public health catastrophe that doesn't get much attention. twitter.com/wellcometrust/…

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TweetDeck : Today is #SnakebiteAwarenessDay🐍

Venomous #snakebite is a potentially life-threatening disease due to venom poisoning following the bite of a venomous 🐍.
It can also be caused by having the snake venom sprayed into the eyes bit.ly/Ssssnake

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Twitter Web App : Why has it taken us so long to take the issue of climate change as seriously and as urgently as we need to?

Ahead of the global #climatestrike and the UN #ClimateAction summit, the FT and The Royal Court present a short film on climate change inaction with actress Nicola Walker.

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TweetDeck : Very proud of Wellcome Trust's new initiative to address #snakebite, which will invest £80m in new treatments and putting this neglected issue on the global health agenda. wellcome.ac.uk/what-we-do/our…

TweetDeck : #Snakebite is the world's biggest hidden health crisis, with a burden equivalent to that of cervical or prostate cancer. Here's a brilliant explanation of the human effects, the challenges, and what can be done to improve things. mosaicscience.com/story/snakebit… #SnakebiteAwarenessDay

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