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Moderna said on Thursday that its Covid-19 shot was about 93 per cent effective even six months after the second dose but it still anticipates the need for booster shots. Photograph:  Joseph Prezioso / AFP via Getty Images

Moderna said on Thursday that its Covid-19 shot was about 93 per cent effective even six months after the second dose, showing hardly any change from (...)

Sanofi expects to complete the acquisition in the third quarter of 2021. File photograph: Getty Images

Sanofi has agreed to buy US biotech company Translate Bio in a $3.2 billion (€2.69bn) deal, as it bets on next-generation mRNA vaccine technology beyo(...)

The SSE Arena in Belfast at which mass vaccination has been wound down. Photograph: David Young/PA

An “Ulster thranness” is to blame for the North becoming an outlier in Covid-19 vaccination uptake, a leading GP has warned. Dr Tom Black, chairman o(...)

Pfizer raised the price of its Covid-19 vaccine by more than a quarter and Moderna by more than a tenth in the latest EU supply contracts. Photograph:  Frederic Brown/AFP via Getty Images

Pfizer raised the price of its Covid-19 vaccine by more than a quarter and Moderna by more than a tenth in the latest EU supply contracts as Europe ba(...)

The Government has decided to make vaccines available to those aged between 12 and 15. Photograph: Andre Coelho/EPA

Are we vaccinating children now? Well, specifically, the Government has decided to make vaccines available to those aged between 12 and 15 – everyone(...)

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control warned against all but essential travel to much of Spain, including the holiday island of Ibiza. Photograph:  Zowy Voeten/Getty

Germany has tightened restrictions on returning travellers due to concerns that holidaymakers could fuel a fresh increase in Covid-19 cases, after Eur(...)

More than 280,000 teens will be eligible for the Pfizer vaccine. Photograph: Ahmad Gharabli/AFP via Getty

A further 1,501 cases of Covid-19 were reported in the State on Friday as chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan said Ireland was approaching a “turnin(...)

Romania and Bulgaria have the lowest EU vaccination rates, with 31.5%  and 18.8%  of their respective populations having received at least one dose – well below the EU average of 69.7%  and Ireland on 85.1%. Photograph: Getty Images

Romania’s government has confirmed that it plans to start delivering coronavirus vaccines to Ireland in the coming weeks, rejecting fears that the dea(...)

A dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. File photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

The Irish-born executive director of the European Medicines Agency (EMA), Emer Cooke, has described the efficacy of the Moderna and Pfizer Covid-19 va(...)

Chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan. Photograph: PA

Chief medical officer Tony Holohan has raised the prospect of a further easing of coronavirus restrictions, saying such steps “may not be far away” as(...)

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