Applications received by Swissmedic for the authorisation (or authorisation extension in the case of vaccines) for COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutic agents against COVID-19 and the current status of the authorisation procedures.
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Swismedic - The way a vaccination works
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How is the safety of vaccines monitored?
Communication regarding COVID-19
Licences in accordance with art. 22 para. 3 of the COVID 19 Ordinance 3
Update of the validity period of EMA GMP certificates
16,212 reports of suspected adverse vaccination reactions evaluated
Application submitted for Spikevax Bivalent Original / Omicron BA.4-5 (mRNA-1273.222)
Results from laboratory analyses now available
risks currently being investigated
Comirnaty Bivalent Original / Omicron BA.1 (tozinameran / riltozinameran) from Pfizer authorised from age 18
Application submitted for Comirnaty Original/Omicron BA.4-5