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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.

9 February 2021
A comprehensive system is in place to capture reports of adverse events following COVID-19 vaccination.
9 February 2021

Access the COVID-19 vaccine weekly safety report, and learn how the TGA continues to monitor the safety of vaccines so that we can detect and respond to any safety concerns

8 February 2021
Australia, through the TGA, is one of only five non-European Union regulators formally invited to participate by the European Medicines Agency (EMA)
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
A list of ventilators that meet minimum requirements and are permitted to be supplied under the COVID-19 Emergency Exemption.
31 January 2021
The TGA has established an expedited recall pathway for faulty or unauthorised COVID-19 devices
31 January 2021
Information for sponsors and manufacturers about pathways for exporting a ventilator from Australia.
31 January 2021
What you need to know before you seek to import personal protective equipment (PPE) into Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic.
31 January 2021
To assist healthcare facilities, the TGA has provided guidance to assist with sourcing additional equipment to treat patients in the event of a shortage of ventilators and other respiratory support 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.

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