GPs can advertise COVID-19 vax brands, TGA declares

In the face of a troubled rollout, the medicines watchdog has backflipped on its stance

GPs can finally create ads telling patients which COVID-19 vaccines they’re offering. 

Vax ads
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However, all messaging must be strictly related to the availability of a particular brand, with the TGA still forbidding any public statement comparing the vaccines.

Although Pfizer and AstraZeneca have become household names, practices in the rollout have been