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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.

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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.
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].
26 August 2020
We have identified disinfectants as being critical in preventing the spread of COVID-19. This information provides advice on how to use disinfectants properly
26 August 2020
There is significant interest from potential sponsors and manufacturers to understand how disinfectants are regulated and how to supply them
26 August 2020
Guidance for new sponsors in relation to the supply, import, and export of disinfectant products.
26 August 2020
Frequently asked questions for consumers in relation to disinfectant products.

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