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Because of the benefits to both patients and healthcare professionals, a study on the use of saliva samples as an alternative to sampling via a deep nasal swab (nasopharyngeal) to detect SARS-CoV-2 using molecular detection tests (PCR) was launched on 28 May 2020.

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On 1 April 2020, the FAMHP took steps regarding a range of medicinal products in order to avoid any shortage. Following new information from scientific research, the FAMHP has added dexamethasone-based medicines and raw materials to the list of medicinal products subject to emergency measures.

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the FAMHP teams have been working relentlessly and have devoted a lot of resources to support healthcare professionals and to ensure the quality and safety of medicinal products and medical devices used to treat COVID-19 patients. But the efforts do not stop. The FAMHP is now doing everything to prevent any shortage of medicinal products or medical devices in the event of a second wave of COVID-19.

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the FAMHP teams have been working relentlessly to support hospitals facing difficulties with supplies of medicinal products used in the treatment of COVID-19 patients. In addition, given the specific context of use of these medicinal products, the FAMHP has ensured close monitoring of adverse reactions.

Last updated on 29/06/2017