Andrea Ammon

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Sixty-one per cent of the total population of the EU is fully vaccinated. Photograph: Getty Images

There is a high risk of a surge in Covid-19 cases and deaths this autumn in countries with insufficient vaccination coverage, the European Centre for (...)

The European Centre for Disease Control says with adult populations largely vaccinated in many regions, increasing proportions of cases will be among children. Photograph: Getty Images

The education system needs a “high level of preparedness” for Covid-19 outbreaks among unvaccinated children in time for the next academic year, the E(...)

A tram driving through downtown Lisbon.  The Delta variant now accounts for 60% of infections in the Portuguese city, and authorities banned travel in and out of the capital for three days. Photograph: AP Photo/Armando Franca

Countries across Europe are watching the advance of the Delta variant of Covid-19 with increasing concern as the more infectious strain drives fresh s(...)

New and updated vaccines must be developed to combat the emergence of new variants. Photograph: iStock

Tough and immediate public health interventions are needed to prevent a fresh wave of Covid-19 deaths caused by more infectious variants of the virus (...)

 A paramedic gets ready to give  the Covid-19 vaccination to  Sgt John Mulvaney in the grounds of St Mary’s Hospital in the Phoenix Park.  Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/ RollingNews.ie

Tough and immediate public health interventions are needed to prevent a fresh wave of Covid-19 deaths caused by variants of the virus that are sweepin(...)

Ireland’s official Covid tracker app. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The practice of contact tracing was pioneered by Asian countries before being adopted in Europe. It has been particularly effective in Japan and South(...)

The risk to vulnerable people is very high, because of the difficulty of shielding them as transmission levels rise, the report says.

Ireland has a “concerning trend” for Covid-19, though the overall risk to the population from the virus remains moderate, according to the latest repo(...)