Switzerland could sell or give away AstraZeneca doses if regulator dithers

21 February 2021 - A lack of green light from medicines regulator SwissMedic could see 5.3 million doses ordered by Switzerland ...

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Swiss medical regulator rejects Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

3 February 2021 - Switzerland’s medical regulator has said it cannot authorise use of the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine based on ...

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Swissmedic authorises COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna for use in Switzerland

12 January 2021 - Swiss Federal Government has secured 7.5 million doses and first deliveries expected to begin in January. ...

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MorphoSys and Incyte announce the acceptance of the Swissmedic marketing authorisation application for tafasitamab

5 January 2021 - The Swissmedic marketing authorisation application seeks approval for tafasitamab in combination with lenalidomide for the treatment ...

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Swissmedic approves Buvidal for the treatment of opioid dependence

18 December 2020 - Camurus announced today that the Swiss agency for therapeutic products, Swissmedic, has approved weekly and monthly Buvidal ...

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Swiss to start Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine jabs after watchdog's OK

19 December 2020 - Switzerland will start getting doses of COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer and partner BioNTech within days after ...

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Switzerland ramps up COVID-19 vaccine order

9 December 2020 - Switzerland has increased its coronavirus vaccine order with Moderna by three million doses.  ...

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Switzerland secures three million doses of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine

7 December 2020 - Switzerland has signed an agreement with a third manufacturer of COVID-19 vaccines for three million doses.  ...

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Incomplete data stalls Swiss authorisation of COVID-19 vaccines

3 December 2020 - Switzerland’s medical regulator Swissmedic says it lacks the necessary information to sign off on three different coronavirus ...

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Swissmedic begins rolling review of Moderna’s mRNA vaccine against COVID-19 (mRNA-1273)

13 November 2020 - Moderna completed enrolment of its Phase 3 COVE study of mRNA-1273 on October 22. ...

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Swissmedic fast-tracks second anti-viral vaccine

19 October 2020 - Swissmedic said the United States pharmaceutical company Pfizer submitted an application for the authorisation of a ...

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Swissmedic reviewing AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine

6 October 2020 - Swiss drug authority Swissmedic has begun evaluating the so-called “Covid-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca”.  ...

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Swissmedic approval times slow down

20 August 2020 - Swissmedic took 4% longer to process each new application for a new active substance (NA NAS) ...

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Swiss data protection chief pushes back on drug pricing secrecy

20 August 2020 - A proposed change to the new health insurance law that seeks to keep drug prices under lock ...

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Drug prices fall in Switzerland but generics remain expensive

13 August 2020 - Switzerland is narrowing the gap with other European countries when it comes to the cost of medicines. ...

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