Total doses given % of population (18+)
3,434,053 61.3%
Discover gene therapy, the next generation of medicine Gene therapy is probably the most high-concept form of so-called “personalised” or “precision” medicine. Photograph: Getty Images

Pfizer is developing gene therapies with the potential to offer rare disease patients long-term transformative clinical benefits and improve their quality of life

Sponsored by Pfizer
Cabinet set to ban fur-farming from next year Denmark ordered the slaughter of up to 17 million mink in early November over fears of a variant of Covid-19 linked to the animals.  Photograph:  Getty Images 1:58

Compensation package expected for farmers of three mink farms in Laois, Donegal and Kerry

More than half fast-track housing approvals frustrated by legal objections Housing output is expected to be about 21,000 units this year, increasing to about 23,500 in 2022. Photograph: Alan Betson 3:07

Figures show 16 of 28 schemes granted planning this year now subject to judicial review

To own or not to own: traditional car ownership under growing pressure The traditional model of car ownership is also under pressure from the mobility as a service (MaaS) concept.

Autonomous mobility solutions predicted to disrupt traditional model in coming decade

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