The HSE is reported to have large supplies of Moderna due to expire next month, so that will be the main booster vaccine administered over coming weeks. Photograph: Getty Images

People due to receive their Covid-19 booster vaccine in coming weeks will primarily be offered the Moderna dose at HSE vaccination centres. The HSE i(...)

Vials of the drug remdesivir. The European Medicines Agency said  it has recommended authorising the use of anti-viral drug to treat the new coronavirus. Photograph: Ulruch Perrey/AFP via Getty

Some governments in Europe and Asia said on Wednesday they had sufficient supplies of the Covid-19 anti-viral drug remdesivir for now, despite fears (...)

Frank McAnena: “Providing the right sort of support for complex medications could make such a difference to people’s quality of life.” Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Any savvy political adviser who wants to come up with a solution to the State’s soaring bill for drugs and many unnecessary hospital admissions should(...)

In Colorado, tax revenue from marijuana is ring-fenced for the upgrade of schools run down as a result of spending cuts.  Photograph: Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters

Watching Bob Dylan at Slane, I found clinching evidence of the factual basis of the first line in Lenny Bruce’s autobiography, How To Talk Dirty And I(...)