Eileen Kelly, principal clinical lead of the HSE, at   the National Show Centre in Swords, Co Dublin. Photograph:  Tom Honan

The Republic is due to pass the mark of five million Covid-19 vaccine doses administered this week, with registration for people aged 18 to 34 (for As(...)

Extra doses are also expected from Moderna, as pharma companies push to supply as much as possible in the final days of the first quarter of the year, due to contract agreements. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The Covid-19 vaccine rollout has been stymied by pharmaceutical companies falling short on promised deliveries, as well as the temporary pause on the (...)

A Pfizer facility for storing its Covid-19 vaccine in Belgium. Photograph: Pfizer/AP

The last Democrat in the Oval Office was no friend of Pfizer. Barack Obama’s move in the twilight days of his administration in 2016 to clamp down on (...)

Johnson & Johnson is recalling a shipment of baby powder after the US Food and Drug Administration discovered evidence of asbestos, the company said on Friday. Photograph: Jens Mortensen/The New York Times

Johnson & Johnson said on Friday it is recalling around 33,000 bottles of baby powder in the United States after US health regulators found trace (...)

Gillian O’Sullivan: ‘He told me there was a lovely new hip on the market that could last a lifetime . . . I would never look back.’

Scandals involving breast implants and all-metal hips prosthetics have raised global concerns and prompted regulatory reform in the European Union. No(...)