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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Information on medicines and medical devices

The TGA is publishing the latest information about medicines and medical devices as it relates to COVID-19 on this page.

Please read the information below before contacting the TGA to see if your question is already answered.

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11 March 2021
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the TGA has expedited the approval (with conditions) of COVID-19 tests including tests intended for laboratory use and those intended for use by specified health professionals at the point of care.
10 March 2021
Data on real-world use of COVID-19 vaccines approved in Australia provides reassurance about their safety in older people.
9 March 2021
Due to the unprecedented pressures COVID-19 has placed on the pharmaceutical industry, sponsors of listed medicines and registered over-the-counter (OTC) and complementary medicines (RCM) are eligible to request consent not to comply with TGO 92 labelling requirements for a limited time.
1 March 2021
This page provides information for consumers and health professionals on how to report suspected side effects (adverse events) associated with a COVID-19 vaccine.
26 February 2021
The TGA has received applications and is assessing preliminary data for three COVID-19 vaccines using the provisional pathway and rolling review procedures.
25 February 2021
The TGA has issued four infringement notices to Sydney-based company for the alleged unlawful importation of infrared thermometers, rigid strapping tapes and iodine prep pads.
22 February 2021

Find information on complying with the rules around advertising and importing COVID-19 vaccines

19 February 2021

This is current advice relating to the supply of in vitro diagnostic medical devices for the detection of COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 infections

11 February 2021

This page compiles all of our resources related to face masks and COVID-19.

9 February 2021
A comprehensive system is in place to capture reports of adverse events following COVID-19 vaccination.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) health alert — for information and advice not specific to therapeutic goods.

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