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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.

31 January 2021
A list of ventilators that meet minimum requirements and are permitted to be supplied under the COVID-19 Emergency Exemption.
31 January 2021
Information for sponsors and manufacturers about pathways for exporting a ventilator from Australia.
31 January 2021
The TGA has established an expedited recall pathway for faulty or unauthorised COVID-19 devices
29 January 2021
Two emergency exemptions that were made to facilitate the supply of ventilators and personal protective equipment in Australia during the COVID-19 emergency will cease on 31 January 2021.
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 June 2020
New modelling demonstrates that supply of critical medicines for ventilating patients supports a return to elective surgery.
8 May 2020
Consumers should be alert to misleading claims made online about Miracle Mineral Solution (MMS). The TGA has not approved MMS for use to treat, cure, prevent or alleviate any disease or condition.
28 April 2020
Advice for faecal microbiota transplant (FMT) providers on safety protections related to COVID-19.
7 April 2020
This new specification details the minimum technical requirements for manufactured invasive ventilators when approved devices are not available during the COVID-19 emergency.
2 April 2020
Information about the steps we are taking to make sure there are enough ventilators to match demand during the COVID-19 pandemic

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

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