Taoiseach Micheál Martin said that while there will be a reduction in a coming shipment of Johnson & Johnson vaccines, he is still expecting further large deliveries to come in May and June.   Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

There will be no increase to the four-week gap between doses of Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, despite Government expectations that the space be extended(...)

US president Joe Biden speaking on the North Lawn of the White House in Washington  on  April 27th. Photograph:  Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg

US president Joe Biden will make his first address to Congress on Wednesday night as he seeks to set out the key achievements of his first 100 days in(...)

 US is looking at options to share the AstraZeneca doses because the vaccine has not yet been authorised for US use by the FDA. Photograph: Vano Shlamov/ AFP via Getty

The United States will send up to 60 million AstraZeneca vaccine doses abroad, after facing mounting pressure to share its surplus vaccines with count(...)

Shorla Pharma was established in 2018 by Sharon Cunningham and Orlaith Ryan.

Tipperary-based company Shorla Pharma has filed an application with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to bring its speciality oncology drug de(...)

A healthcare worker prepares a dose of the Johnson & Johnson Janssen Covid-19 vaccine at the Atlantic County vaccination megasite in Atlantic City, New Jersey. File photograph: Mark Kauzlarich/Bloomberg

Pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson is to resume deliveries of its one-shot Covid-19 vaccine to the European Union after the European Medicin(...)

The Johnson & Johnson vaccine has followed AstraZeneca with similar reports of rare blood clots, prompting re-evaluation of their effectiveness an(...)

People gather during spring break at  Miami Beach, Florida: The US is reporting 50,000-60,000 Covid cases per day, and the daily death toll stands at about 1,000. Photograph: Cristobal Herrera-Ulashkevich

The Biden administration has played down hopes the United States could export more of its AstraZeneca doses, after the company posted the results of i(...)

US president Joe Biden: warned of the challenge posed by vaccine hesitancy. Photograph:  Doug Mills/The New York Times/Bloomberg

US president Joe Biden has warned Americans that “this is not a time to relax” as he celebrated the administering of 50 million Covid-19 vaccine doses(...)

Moderna has produced a vaccine that works specifically against the South African variant of coronavirus, with trials due to start in the United States. Photograph:  Frederic Brown/AFP via Getty Images

Moderna has produced a vaccine that works specifically against the South African variant of coronavirus, with trials due to start in the United States(...)

Dr Anthony Fauci:  ‘At-home tests are one of the key steps to getting back to normal life.’ Photograph: The New York Times

Americans have been advised to enjoy this weekend’s Super Bowl responsibly, as the death toll from Covid-19 in the United States passed more than 454,(...)

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