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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.
2 February 2021
The TGA has concluded that there is no specific risk of vaccination with the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in elderly patients.
31 January 2021
What you need to know before you seek to import personal protective equipment (PPE) into Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic.
28 January 2021
Guidance to help determine when a face mask is a medical device and therefore must be included in the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG).
22 January 2021
Healthcare professionals and public health authorities will have a central role in discussing vaccination against COVID-19 with their patients.
20 January 2021
The TGA has granted a provisional determination to Biocelect Pty Ltd (on behalf of Novavax Inc.) in relation to the COVID-19 Vaccine, NVX-CoV2373.
17 January 2021
In recent days the TGA has received reports of about 30 deaths in over 40,000 elderly individuals in Norway vaccinated with the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine
18 November 2020
On 16 November 2020 the TGA granted a provisional determination to Janssen in relation to its COVID-19 vaccine, Ad26.COV2.S.
14 October 2020
The TGA has granted a provisional determination to Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd in relation to its COVID-19 Vaccine, BNT162b2 [mRNA].
9 October 2020
The TGA has granted a provisional determination to AstraZeneca Pty Ltd in relation to its COVID-19 Vaccine, ChAd0x1-S [recombinant].

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