Trinity College Dublin’s Prof Kingston Mills: The vaccine  “is the greatest ever medical invention for preventing human diseases”. Photograph: David Sleator

US president Donald Trump is risking lives by raising doubts over social media about the value and safety of vaccines. Vaccines are the greatest medic(...)

Gardasil, a vaccine against cervical cancer. Photograph: AFP/ Getty Images

Ireland has been asked by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to participate in a meeting next week over concerns regarding the State’s low uptake of (...)