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.


EU countries join forces to ensure people have access to a COVID-19 vaccine

02 July 2020

Last week, the EU countries and the European Commission published a European strategy to ensure citizens have swift access to a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine. The Danish Medicines Agency participates as representative of Denmark in a European steering board that will be coordinating the joint procurement of vaccines.

EMA recommends approval of remdesivir for COVID-19 in the EU

26 June 2020

Danish Medicines Agency increases communication on medicine supply

24 June 2020

Suspension paracetamol for children no longer prescription-only

15 June 2020