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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.

4 December 2020
The medicine regulators from Australia, Canada, Singapore, Switzerland and the United Kingdom have discussed the regulatory evidence requirements for COVID-19 vaccine approvals and considerations for post-market pharmacovigilance.
2 December 2020
The TGA has received applications and is assessing preliminary data for three COVID-19 vaccines using the provisional pathway and rolling review procedures.
27 November 2020

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 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
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.
27 March 2020
We have investigated a report that intravenous high-dose vitamin C may be beneficial in the management of COVID-19
24 March 2020
Only certain types of specialists will now be able to prescribe hydroxychloroquine to new patients

Further information

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

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