Courtney, B., Sherman, S., and Penn, M. (2013). Federal Legal Preparedness Tools for Facilitating Medical Countermeasure Use During Emergencies. (Abstract only.) Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics. 41(Suppl 1):22-7.
The authors discuss federal legal tools that are critical to enhancing medical countermeasure legal preparedness for public health emergencies. They focus on the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness (PREP) Act and Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) authority to facilitate the emergency use of countermeasures.