Vaccines and medicines against COVID-19

Read about the current studies and development of vaccines and medicines for treatment of COVID-19, and how medicines can be approved much quicker in extraordinary situations, if patient safety is sufficiently assured.

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Evidence: How to evaluate of the efficacy of medicines

To determine whether a drug or vaccine works against a given disease, the concept of evidence is used. But what does that mean and how do you evaluate evidence?

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General public

Here you can read about reimbursement, drugs affecting the ability to drive and other topics relevant for the general public.

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Information on licensing, inspections, fees, company authorisations, clinical trials and more.

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Healthcare professionals

This section gathers information for doctors, nurses, pharmacies, dentists and other healthcare professionals.


Clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine are stopped temporarily

27 May 2020

Five clinical trials in Denmark testing the efficacy of hydroxychloroquine on COVID-19 are discontinued until further notice. This takes place after a major international study has indicated that there is no beneficial effect of using the product; in contrast, there could be serious adverse reactions.

Several actions taken to ensure the supply of medicine during COVID-19

27 May 2020

COVID-19: Facts about chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine

07 April 2020

COVID-19: See the list of approved Danish clinical trials of medicines for COVID-19

07 April 2020