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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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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

Final report on market dialogue regarding the acquisition of a future pharmacovigilance system

24 September 2020