The UK’s vaccination programme is offering a “false sense of security” amid a mounting third wave of infections, according to Government advisers who have called for next month’s unlocking to be delayed.
There has been growing criticism of “vaccine inequality” as developing countries struggle to secure supplies while wealthy nations begin inoculating populations.
The delivery of potential Covid-19 vaccines to European Union countries could begin in earnest in April, the head of the European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen says.
President Donald Trump has mistakenly praised doctors working on a coronavirus vaccine for also producing a non-existent Aids vaccine.
A lot of people are surviving cancer because new treatments are so effective. But there's one thing that stands in the way for many people, and that's having the money to pay for the drugs to fight their cancer.
Macroeconomic pressures have hit the R&D returns of life sciences firms.