MedSafe: Vaccine Safety Monitoring Process

Feb 11, 2021 | News, NZ Covid-19, Vaccines

How will Medsafe monitor COVID-19 vaccine safety?

Medsafe has not yet finalised all of the methods that we will use to monitor COVID-19 vaccine safety. However, we will base them on our usual safety monitoring methods as summarised below.

Medsafe uses a variety of methods to collect information on the safety of vaccines after they have been approved for use. These methods, together with investigation of the information gathered and taking action when appropriate, are known as pharmacovigilance.

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