The Department of Health said the vaccine stocks it purchases via the European Commission will be required to meet ‘rigorous international safety standards’.

Health officials are developing a public communications strategy ahead of the roll out of a Covid-19 vaccination programme, amid concerns that public (...)

Dr Gerald Barry said the successful vaccination of older and vulnerable cohorts of society would have major impact. Photograph:  Joel Saget/AFP via Getty

There was initially no GP representative on a new body tasked with planning for widespread coronavirus vaccination, even though they are likely to pla(...)