Paul Stoffels

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The World Health Organisation has said Delta is becoming the globally dominant variant of Covid-19, raising concerns over whether existing vaccines will work against it. Photograph: AFP via Getty

Johnson & Johnson said its single-shot Covid-19 vaccine showed promise against the highly contagious Delta variant in a laboratory study. An anal(...)

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(...)

The company’s decision to pursue a single-dose product may help its trials move faster than rivals that need to give two jabs. Photograph: iStock

Johnson & Johnson became the first leading pharmaceuticals company to test a single-dose Covid-19 vaccine with the launch this week of a phase 3 t(...)

 A model of Covid-19, known as coronavirus, is seen ahead  during a US Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on the plan to research, manufacture and distribute a coronavirus vaccine. Photograph: Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images

The remarkable global effort to produce a range of Covid-19 vaccines in parallel with developing new treatments – many of which are adapting proven me(...)

Further studies are planned in the US later this month and soon after volunteers will receive the vaccine in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. Photograph: AP Photo

Johnson & Johnson has started clinical trials of its experimental Ebola vaccine, which uses a booster from Denmark’s Bavarian Nordic, making it th(...)