New Zealand says it will now use only the Pfizer vaccine to inoculate its population against coronavirus, departing from earlier plans to use four different vaccines.
The emergence of another new coronavirus strain is being tracked by scientists as efforts to increase targeted testing and suppress the spread of variants of concern are expanded.
Dolly Parton is the latest celebrity to announce she has been vaccinated against Covid-19.
People of all ages who have had two doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine produce high numbers of antibodies, new research suggests.
Stamping out Covid-19 means that the virus which causes the disease will have less chance to mutate, MPs have heard.
Vaccination has been linked to a substantial reduction in the risk of Covid admissions to Scotland’s hospitals, a new landmark study has said.
A large-scale Israeli study has pointed to the efficacy of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine at preventing symptomatic infections with coronavirus.
The Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine is effective against the coronavirus variant that emerged from South Africa, according to a new study.
The UK Government has ordered 50 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine being developed in response to new variants of Covid-19 should they be needed in future.
Covid-19 vaccines being rolled out across the UK are safe, with the “overwhelming majority” of suspected side-effects being mild, the drugs regulator has said.
Johnson & Johnson has asked US regulators to clear the world’s first single-dose coronavirus vaccine, an easier-to-use option that could boost scarce supplies.
A Government-backed study is being launched to determine whether different coronavirus vaccines can safely be used for the first and second doses.
A single dose of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine is “highly protective” after three weeks, according to a new study.
Hundreds of coronavirus vaccines went to waste after a fridge was accidentally turned off in a vaccination centre, the PA news agency understands.
News the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine appears to cut transmission rates by 67% could prove to be the “holy grail” of the global vaccine rollout, according to a leading pharmacologist.
The UK’s supply of coronavirus jabs over the next two years now totals 407 million doses, ministers said, after the Government ordered millions more doses of the Valneva Covid-19 vaccine candidate.
Johnson & Johnson has become the second company in 24 hours to publish promising results from its Covid-19 vaccine trials.
Extending the time between doses of the Novavax coronavirus vaccine is of “very little concern”, an expert has said.
The UK’s supply of coronavirus vaccine could be further boosted should the new Novavax jab receive approval from the medicines regulator.
Boris Johnson has said he has “total confidence” in the UK’s supply of vaccines after the European Union threatened to block exports of jabs.
The issue of Covid-19 vaccine supply has hit the headlines once more, this time with the European Union threatening to block vaccine exports.
More than 6.5 million people have now received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, but misinformation about the jab continues to spread.
The vaccines minister has said he is confident the UK will continue to receive its deliveries of the Pfizer/BioNTech jab after the European Union threatened to block vaccine exports.
The European Union has threatened to impose tight controls on the export of coronavirus vaccines made in the bloc, potentially impacting the UK’s supply of Pfizer jabs.
The European Union has lashed out at pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, accusing it of failing to guarantee delivery of coronavirus vaccines without valid explanation.
Scientists are urging people not to “rely on the fact that your neighbours have been vaccinated” as they warned it is “pretty much impossible” for the UK to reach herd immunity against Covid-19.
Deputy First Minister John Swinney announced the start of a campaign to encourage people to get the vaccine when they're contacted to do so.
The UK is set to face short-term delays in delivery of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine as the pharmaceutical company upgrades its production capacity.
Pfizer confirmed it will temporarily reduce deliveries to Europe of its Covid-19 vaccine while it upgrades production capacity to two billion doses per year.
Professor Jonathan Van-Tam has said Britain is in a Grand National-style race to beat coronavirus, in his latest metaphor on the pandemic.