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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

The plan outlines five key strategies to strengthen Australia's vaccine vigilance system.

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.
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
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 notes the emergency use authorisation related to the COVID-19 vaccine BNT162b2 supplied by Pfizer and BioNTech.

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