One million Covid vaccine doses will now be delivered to healthcare workers and vulnerable people in countries with limited access to vaccines. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Irish public has donated more than one million Covid-19 vaccines to some of the world’s poorest countries, Unicef has said. People and companies (...)

 Locals queue to receive a free Covid-19 vaccine shot during a vaccination drive in Kolkata, Eastern India. Photograph: Piyal Adhikary/EPA  ARY

India on Tuesday declared a new coronavirus variant to be of concern, and said nearly two dozen cases had been detected in three states. The variant,(...)

Malawi will still have adequate stocks of Covid-19 vaccines in both public and private health facilities, says health secretary Charles Mwansambo. File photograph: Amos Gumulira/AFP via Getty

Malawi has burned nearly 20,000 doses of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine because they had expired. The government incinerated 19,610 doses of the va(...)