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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.

23 September 2021
Updated guidance clarifying the interaction between TGA and AHPRA advertising guidelines.
20 September 2021
Answers to frequently asked questions in relation to rapid antigen tests.
9 September 2021
On 9 August 2021 the TGA granted provisional approval to Moderna Australia Pty Ltd for its COVID-19 vaccine - SPIKEVAX (elasomeran) - making it the fourth COVID-19 vaccine to receive regulatory approval in Australia.
8 September 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.
7 September 2021

Guidance and checklist for businesses to understand the requirements for safe implementation of COVID-19 rapid antigen point-of-care testing.

27 August 2021
The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) granted provisional approval to Janssen-Cilag Pty Ltd (known as Johnson & Johnson overseas) for its COVID-19 vaccine Janssen, making it the third COVID-19 vaccine to receive regulatory approval in Australia.
27 August 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.
27 August 2021
The TGA has granted provisional approval to AstraZeneca Pty Ltd for its COVID-19 vaccine
25 August 2021
Information for sponsors regarding the supply of COVID-19 tests, including advice for those sponsors new to therapeutic goods regulation in Australia.
24 August 2021
Where suitable, TGA inspectors will undertake remote and/or hybrid Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) domestic inspections during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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