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A person is ready to receive the Pfizer/BioNtech vaccine in Hanau, western Germany. Photograph:  Thomas Lohnes/AFP via Getty

The European Union expects to receive more than 1 billion doses of Covid-19 vaccines by the end of September from four drugmakers, a document presente(...)

Bidding for Davy has topped €475 million, far outstripping estimates of the stockbroking firm’s value before it was rocked by a bond-deal scandal, according to sources. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Bidding for Davy has topped €475 million, far outstripping estimates of the stockbroking and wealth management firm’s value before it was rocked by a (...)

Crises have always been an accelerant for EU integration. Agreement on massive joint debt issuance to finance grants to recession-hit member states broke a long-standing taboo. Photograph: Getty Images

It’s an iron law of political commentary that the European Union cannot have problems, only existential crises. While governments may suffer any numbe(...)

The Johnson & Johnson Janssen Covid-19 vaccine. Photograph: David Ryder/Bloomberg

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has approved the single-dose Johnson&Johnson Covid-19 vaccine, making it the fourth authorised for use by the (...)

The EU’s advance purchase deal with J&J allows member states to purchase vaccines for 200 million people. Photograph:  Emmanuel Croset/AFP  via Getty

A panel of expert advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration on Friday voted to recommend authorisation of Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose Covid(...)

 Local residents await their Covid-19 vaccinations at a mobile vaccination centre  in Grosshartmannsdorf, Germany. Photograph: Matthias Rietschel/Getty Images

The European Union is to work towards developing digital medical certificates that would allow people’s vaccination status to be recognised across the(...)

The Irish Times Vaccine Tracker is updated daily as Ireland embarks on largest inoculation programme in its history It has been over a ye(...)

The first stage of BioNTech’s vaccine process, producing the active ingredient known as mRNA, has begun at a new plant in Marburg. Photograph: AFP via Getty

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) expects Johnson & Johnson to file for approval of its Covid-19 vaccine in the EU within the next few days. App(...)

  European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen. There is no doubt that the past 12 months have been replete with strategic mistakes and gaffes, and the EU would be foolish not to take account of that. Photograph:  Olivier Hoslet/EPA

The braying of the Tory press in Britain has become deafening; the malicious chortling of the Brexit-supporting newspapers and politician growing to a(...)

Britain’s health secretary Matt Hancock  said the plan to vaccinate  everyone over 50, and those between 14 and 65 with certain underlying health conditions, would depend on supply. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/PA Wire

Britain is on track to offer everyone over 50 and younger people who are vulnerable a coronavirus vaccine by May, Boris Johnson’s government said on F(...)

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