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A dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine is adminsitered at a coronavirus vaccination clinic held in  Brixton, London on Thursday. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Europe’s medicines regulator sits down today to consider approval for a vaccine that has from a long way out been expected to be a game changer in fin(...)

Moderna started shipping doses of its vaccine in Europe on Monday. Photograph: Joseph Prezioso / AFP

The first shipment of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine arrived in Ireland on Tuesday. A spokesperson for the HSE confirmed that they had received the fi(...)

A person receives the Pfizer/BioNtech Covid-19 vaccine. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Britain’s medicines regulator has advised people with a history of significant allergies not to get the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine after two peo(...)

 US president Donald Trump speaks at a rally to support Republican Senate candidates at Valdosta Regional Airport in Valdosta, Georgia. Photograph: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images

US president Donald Trump returned to the campaign trail this weekend, making unsubstantiated claims that he won the presidential election at a rally (...)

 Storage freezers where vials of Covid-19 vaccine are to be stored at Pfizer’s facility in Portage, Michigan, US. File photograph: Pfizer/EPA

The United States is expected to approve Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine next week, a top US science official said yesterday, predicting that 100 million(...)

Passengers disembark the first Qantas flight from Melbourne on Monday following the lifting of border restrictions at Sydney Airport. Photograph: EPA

The UK government will announce on Monday that self-isolation will no longer be required for those who have come into contact with people who have tes(...)

The first Americans could receive a Covid-19 vaccine in mid-December. Photograph: Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images

The first Americans could receive a Covid-19 vaccine as soon as 24 hours later if the FDA grants approval for it in mid-December, kicking off what wou(...)

If vaccines stop 90% of infection, herd immunity is realisable. File photograph: Getty

The northern hemisphere faces a bleak winter of rising Covid-19 cases, but signals that two rapidly engineered vaccines by Pfizer and Moderna work on (...)

Researchers hope eventually to enrol up to 30,000 people in the trial. Photograph: Reuters/Eddie Keogh

The first batch of an experimental Ebola vaccine made by GlaxoSmithKline(GSK) has been shipped to West Africa and is expected to arrive in Liberia lat(...)