Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pandemic

All about the vaccines - briefly and concisely explained

Vaccines: Rapid solution for new diseases?

Swismedic - The way a vaccination works

How an mRNA vaccine works

Communication regarding COVID-19


Reports of suspected adverse reactions to the COVID-19 vaccines in Switzerland

Reports to date in line with the known risk profile


Out-of-Stock – COVID-19 – Authorisations for the temporary import and distribution of human medicines – Update

Licences in accordance with art. 22 para. 3 of the COVID 19 Ordinance 3


Swissmedic grants authorisation for the COVID-19 vaccine from Moderna

Second COVID-19 vaccine authorised in Switzerland


Swissmedic warns of the danger of buying vaccines or other medicines online

If you purchase medicines or vaccines from an unregulated source you are putting your health at risk


COVID-19 vaccine Comirnaty from Pfizer/BioNTech: Information for healthcare professionals concerning the sixth vaccine dose

Corona vaccine Comirnaty® (BNT162b2) from Pfizer/BioNTech: up to 6 doses per vial possible


Media reports about a fatality following a COVID-19 vaccination in Switzerland: no apparent correlation with the vaccination

To date, no unknown side effects of vaccinations against the novel coronavirus have emerged


Monitoring the safety of COVID-19 vaccines

To report side effects, healthcare professionals should register now for the online reporting tool ElViS


Swissmedic grants authorisation for the first COVID-19 vaccine in Switzerland

Vaccine from Pfizer/BioNTech authorised in the rolling review procedure after close scrutiny of the risks and benefits


Clinical trials on medicinal products - Pandemic by SARS-CoV-2

Recommendations Swissmedic / swissethics for the treatment of patients - update