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Chief executive of Pfizer, Albert Bourla: ‘There will be likely a need for a third dose, somewhere between six and 12 months, and then from there, there will be an annual revaccination, but all of that needs to be confirmed.’ File photograph: Steven Ferdman/Getty

The chief executive of Pfizer has said it is “likely” that people will need a third coronavirus vaccine dose within a year, with annual revaccinations(...)

US president-elect Joe Biden waves as he arrives in Atlanta, Georgia, to campaign for Democratic candidates in the US senate  run-off election. Photograph: Jim Watson/Getty Images

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris should receive the coronavirus vaccine as soon as possible, leading immunologist Dr Anthony Fauci said on Tuesday, casting(...)

A digital billboard of US president-elect Joe Biden is seen in Times Square in New York this weekend. Photograph: Stephanie Keith/The New York Times

President-elect Joe Biden will convene a coronavirus task force on Monday following his victory in the US presidential election while president Donald(...)

US president-elect Joe Biden in Delaware on Saturday, after being declared the winner of the presidential election. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images

President-elect Joe Biden will name a coronavirus task force as early as Monday following his victory in the US presidential election. Although Mr Bi(...)

David Kessler

All Souls Day is a holy day for honouring the dead. It is a day when memory becomes action. It can be the saying of prayers, or lighting candles for t(...)

Doctors and specialists are often as uninformed as their patients

 You’ve heard of big pharma: well, there’s a new menace looming in medicine. In fact, it’s not so new. Not too far into this shocking documentar(...)

Margaret Hamburg, commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), who is stepping down after almost six years in office. Photograph: REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Margaret Hamburg, who as commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for almost six years has overseen public health initiatives ranging(...)