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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.

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18 November 2020
The TGA has granted a number of provisional determinations in relation to COVID-19 vaccines.
18 November 2020
On 16 November 2020 the TGA granted a provisional determination to Janssen in relation to its COVID-19 vaccine, Ad26.COV2.S.
14 October 2020
The TGA has granted a provisional determination to Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd in relation to its COVID-19 Vaccine, BNT162b2 [mRNA].
9 October 2020
The TGA has granted a provisional determination to AstraZeneca Pty Ltd in relation to its COVID-19 Vaccine, ChAd0x1-S [recombinant].
26 August 2020
Dental board practitioners who are registered specialists in oral medicine have now been added to the list of specialist health practitioners who are permitted to initiate treatment using hydroxychloroquine
3 August 2020
Information on advertising of products related to COVID-19, GMP information for sponsors and manufacturers and access to coronavirus tests, medicines and vaccines, including medicine shortages
10 July 2020
The TGA has granted provisional approval to remdesivir ("Veklury", Gilead Sciences Pty Ltd) as the first treatment option for COVID-19.
1 July 2020
Pharmacies can return children's paracetamol liquid formulations to front-of-counter, but the one unit limit on sales remains in place.
4 June 2020
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.
3 June 2020
New modelling demonstrates that supply of critical medicines for ventilating patients supports a return to elective surgery.

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