Japan drug maker tests medicine vending machine in train station

4 June 2022 - A Japanese pharmaceutical company has started a trial sale of cold medicine, painkillers and other drugs via ...

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Pfizer and BioNTech provide update on COVID-19 vaccine supply agreement with European Commission

13 May 2022 - May 13, 2022 — Pfizer and BioNTech today announced they have reached an agreement with the European ...

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Arthritis patients suffer after medication diverted due to COVID-19

27 April 2022 - Rheumatoid arthritis sufferers have been left in pain as one of their medications was diverted for ...

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Risks to the 340B drug pricing program related to manufacturer restrictions on drug availability

15 April 2022 - On 21 March 2022, Johnson & Johnson became the 16th pharmaceutical manufacturer to restrict the delivery of ...

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Locally made medicines

4 April 2022 - The Morrison Government is supporting new local jobs in Australia’s innovative medical sector and investing to secure ...

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PHARMAC secures advance purchase agreement for a pre-exposure COVID-19 treatment

31 March 2022 - PHARMAC has negotiated an agreement with AstraZeneca for its pre-exposure prophylactic COVID-19 treatment, which would be targeted ...

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Pfizer’s oral COVID-19 treatment arrives in New Zealand

31 March 2022 - The first shipment of Pfizer’s new oral antiviral treatment for COVID-19, Paxlovid, has arrived in New ...

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Moderna finalises strategic partnership with Australian Government

23 March 2022 - On-shore manufacturing facility based in Melbourne, Australia, expected to produce up to 100 million mRNA respiratory ...

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Government of Canada signs new COVID-19 antibody therapy agreement

23 February 2022 - The Government of Canada is committed to protecting the health and safety of everyone in Canada ...

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Anxiety mounts for Australian patients as supply chain crunch hits another arthritis drug

14 February 2022 - Patients are reckoning with major shortages of a second rheumatoid arthritis drug in Australia, with manufacturing ...

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Novavax underdelivers on COVID vaccine promises

9 February 2022 - Novavax has delivered just a small fraction of the 2 billion COVID-19 shots it plans to ...

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Three million Novavax doses touch down in Australia ahead of final TGA approval

8 February 2022 - Millions of Novavax vaccinations have arrived in Australia giving the country a new weapon against COVID-19. ...

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Pharmacist substitution of PBS medicines without a prescription during shortages (Serious Scarcity Substitution Instrument) - 8 February 2022

8 February 2022 - From 8 February 2022, abatacept syringe (Orencia) and abatacept auto-injector (Orencia ClickJect) can be interchangeably substituted ...

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Biden promised 500 million free Covid tests. Then he had to find them.

2 February 2022 - Millions of Americans are now receiving tests through the new mail program, which health experts said came ...

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Moderna aims to deliver Omicron COVID-19 vaccine by September

27 January 2022 - A COVID-19 booster shot, targeted specifically at the Omicron variant, is expected to be delivered by ...

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