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Our tasks regarding COVID-19

Read about the tasks of the pharmaceutical authorities regarding the approval of a vaccine against COVID-19 as well as the supply of medicines and medical devices in general.

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Dexamethasone can be used for the treatment of certain COVID-19 patients

25 September 2020

Dexamethasone can be used for the treatment of hospitalised COVID-19 patients requiring supplemental oxygen. This has been confirmed by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) after a review of the results from the so-called RECOVERY study on the use of dexamethasone in the treatment of COVID-19.

Second contract ensures access to a potential vaccine for COVID-19

25 September 2020

Denmark and EU part of an international vaccine alliance to ensure COVID-19 vaccines for low- and middle-income countries

25 September 2020

New data analysis: Ibuprofen does not worsen COVID-19 infection

09 September 2020