messages in brief | 13/01/2021
An overview of information by BASG to the novel Corona virus SARS-CoV-2 and the COVID-19 disease as well as links to websites with further information.
On 06. January 2021, "COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna" was authorised in the European Union as the second vaccine against SARS-CoV2.
Safety warnings | Blood & Tissue | 11/01/2021
The Federal Office for Safety in Health Care has been informed by the Danish authority that it has been informed by the Danish tissue bank European Sperm Bank (DK257572) that a child has become ill in connection with the donation of the sperm donor 25231-RUNE.
Based on the recommendation by the European Medicines Agency (EMA), the European Commission issued the marketing authorisation for the COVID-19 vaccine Comirnaty (BioNTech).
Recall | Medicines | 18/12/2020
Recall due to potential microbiological contamination.
messages in brief | 17/12/2020
Due to current events, FAQ No. 2 on accessible information for use has been revised, to better reflect the current approach.
Recall | Veterinary Medicines | 11/12/2020
Recall due to unidentified impurities.
messages in brief | 09/12/2020
In order to monitor the advertising regulations according to the regulations of the Austrian Medicines Act, advertising is always checked to ensure that it complies with the legal requirements.
Safety warnings | Blood & Tissue | 03/12/2020
An update on CCP (COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma) has been forwarded by the European Commission to the Federal Office for Safety in Health Care.
Enforcement | 01/12/2020
A presumed medicinal product offered illegally via the internet, was found to contain an undeclared active substance after examination by the Austrian Official Medicines Control Laboratory (OMCL).