J&J reported $164m in coronavirus vaccine sales for the second quarter. File photograph: Nic Bothma/EPA

Pharma group Johnson & Johnson on Wednesday forecast $2.5 billion (€2.1 billion) in sales of its one-shot Covid-19 vaccine this year based on the (...)

The European Medicines Agency is expected to approve the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for use in 12 to 15-year olds on Friday. Photograph: Alan Betson

The European Medicines Agency approved the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for use in 12 to 15-year olds on Friday. It will be the first Covid vacc(...)

EU  lawyer  Rafael Jafferali said  AstraZeneca did not even try to respect its contract with the 27-nation bloc for the supply of Covid-19 vaccines. Photograph: Stephanie Lecocq/EPA-EFE

AstraZeneca should pay multimillion-euro daily penalties if it continues to fail to deliver Covid-19 vaccines on time, the EU told a court in Belgium (...)

Moderna vaccine highly effective in 12-17 year-olds in a large study, paving the way for regulatory submissions around the world by early June. Photograph: Joseph Prezioso/AFP via Getty Images

Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine was highly effective in 12-17 year-olds in a large study, paving the way for regulatory submissions around the world by ear(...)

European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen has signed a new vaccine supply contract with Pfizer that commits to sourcing key vaccine components within the EU. Photograph: Julien Warnand

Pfizer must manufacture vaccines and source ingredients within the European Union under a new contract signed with the European Commission for 1.8 bil(...)

Pfizer’s Irish plant at Grange Castle is among those under consideration as the company plans to expand its Covid-19 vaccine manufacturing network. Photograph:  Patrick Fallon/AFP via Getty Images

Pfizer is to start producing supplies of its Covid-19 vaccine from its Grange Castle plant in Dublin as part of a new $40 million investment locally, (...)

 A South African health worker administering the Johnson and Johnson  vaccine at Khayelitsha hospital in Cape Town. Photograph. EPA/Nic Bothma

Germany has moved into top gear with its Covid-19 vaccination programme, allowing anyone who wishes to receive the one-jab Johnson & Johnson vacci(...)

In the US, the S&P 500 and the Dow indices rose as a largely upbeat earnings season strengthened expectations of sustained profit growth, but the Nasdaq struggled. Photograph: Ashley Gilbertson/The New York Times

Stocks ended higher in Europe on Monday after the European Commission outlined plans to relax Covid-19 restrictions on tourism, while strong factory a(...)

Novavax has told the EU it plans to begin delivering its Covid-19 vaccine to the bloc towards the end of this year.

Novavax has told the EU it plans to begin delivering its Covid-19 vaccine to the bloc towards the end of this year, new guidance that could lead to a (...)

Business software group SAP has been selected by Moderna to help distribute the potential Covid-19 vaccine that the US pharmaceuticals company is developing. Photograph: Reuters

Business software group SAP has been selected by Moderna to help distribute the potential Covid-19 vaccine that the US pharmaceuticals company is deve(...)