Hodge, J.G. Jr. (2012). The Evolution of Law in Biopreparedness. (Free registration required.) Biosecurity and Bioterrorism. 10(1):38-48.
Legal advancements since 2001 are discussed in their role to improve response in public health emergencies in an effort to decrease morbidity and mortality. However issues remain to resolve coordination among agencies, promote timely legal decision making including declarations of an emergency, disaster or public health emergency and liability protection for emergency responders.