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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.

5 April 2022
The TGA has provisionally approved the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, SPIKEVAX, for use in individuals aged 6 years and older.
17 March 2022

The TGA is undertaking a post-market review of all Point of Care and Laboratory tests included in the ARTG, which are intended to identify patients with COVID-19, to ensure they can detect the emerging SARS-CoV-2 genetic variants and remain accurate.

8 February 2022

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

17 January 2022

Find out about the different ways we test for COVID-19 in Australia.

12 January 2022
Answers to frequently asked questions in relation to rapid antigen tests.
27 August 2021
The TGA has granted provisional approval to Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd for its COVID-19 vaccine, COMIRNATY, making it the first COVID-19 vaccine to receive regulatory approval in Australia.
23 July 2021
The Product Information (PI) used by healthcare professionals for COMIRNATY has been amended to include safety related information on myocarditis and pericarditis
6 July 2021

Understand the regulatory process of how a COVID-19 vaccine application is submitted and assessed before a vaccine is approved for supply in Australia.

25 June 2021
The TGA granted provisional approval to Janssen-Cilag Pty Ltd (known as Johnson & Johnson overseas) for its COVID-19 vaccine Janssen, making it the third COVID-19 vaccine to receive regulatory approval in Australia.

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

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