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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.

12 May 2021
The granting of this determination means that Pfizer is now eligible to apply to vary its provisional registration for the vaccine for use in individuals 12 years of age or older.
11 May 2021
The TGA is undertaking a post-market review of face masks included in the ARTG. This page lists all face masks that have been cancelled from the ARTG during the review.
5 May 2021

COVID-19 vaccine batch release information is now available.

3 May 2021
The TGA is undertaking a post-market review of all face masks included in the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods to ensure the quality and effectiveness of face masks.
28 April 2021
A list of tests approved for inclusion in the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG)
26 March 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.

26 March 2021
The TGA has granted provisional approval to AstraZeneca Pty Ltd for its COVID-19 vaccine
26 March 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.
24 March 2021
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the TGA has expedited approvals for inclusion of COVID-19 tests in the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG). The TGA has commenced validation reviews of serology-based COVID-19 point-of-care tests included in the ARTG.
12 March 2021
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the TGA has received a significant number of thermometer applications. This guidance assists thermometer sponsors and manufacturers to meet their regulatory obligations.

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