Peter English

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Scientists are trying to answer a crucial question: do the leading vaccinations against Covid-19 protect people against Delta? Photograph: Geoff Caddick/ AFP

As rising coronavirus infections force some countries to reimpose restrictions, scientists and drugmakers are racing to answer a crucial question: how(...)

New University of Oxford research highlights the benefits of a longer interval between AstraZeneca vaccine doses. File photograph: Geoff Caddick/AFP via Getty Images

The more time between the administering of the two doses of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine the better for immune responses in the recipient, new resea(...)

A possible autumn Covid-19 booster campaign could be paried with   the annual flu shot. Photograph: iStock

With the successful rollout of Covid-19 vaccines to a significant proportion of the population and the promise of everyone in the State being vaccinat(...)

The most likely scenario is that in the years ahead Covid-19 will circulate just like influenza, with a seasonal burst of infection. Photograph: iStock

When will life go back to normal post Covid-19? It’s a question people are increasingly looking for answers to; for some it’s prompted by the horrors (...)

Joe Brennan of Three Rock Rovers is an injury doubt ahead of the senior cup clash in Banbridge. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

After a couple of rounds of the provincial leagues and the early phases of the Irish Hockey League, the real contenders for men’s hockey national glo(...)

Nick Burns’ ( left) hat-trick saw Pembroke defeat Instonians 6-1 in the Irish Senior Cup on Saturday. Photograph: Inpho

Five Leinster sides booked their ticket to the quarter-finals of the Irish Senior Cup on Saturday as results went mostly to the form guide.Glenanne pr(...)