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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.

30 November 2021
The TGA has issued three infringement notices totalling $7,992 to an individual for allegedly advertising ivermectin and zinc lozenges to treat COVID-19 in breach of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989.
29 November 2021

Find information about advertising COVID-19 rapid tests.

24 November 2021
The TGA has issued an infringement notice for $2,664 to an individual for an alleged breach of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989.
24 November 2021

A list of self-tests that are approved in Australia

17 November 2021
The TGA has issued an infringement notice for $2,664 to a chiropractor from New South Wales for the alleged importation of ivermectin in breach of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989.
8 November 2021
Information for advertisers and consumers relating to ads for therapeutic goods that claim to treat or prevent COVID-19, including specific advertising requirements and consequences for non-compliance
3 November 2021
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.
14 October 2021

Find information about advertising COVID-19 rapid tests.

22 September 2021
The TGA has issued two infringement notices totalling $26,640 to Tianda Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Ltd for alleged unlawful advertising of a listed medicine in relation to COVID-19.
20 September 2021
Answers to frequently asked questions in relation to rapid antigen tests.

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

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