Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. (2017). Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act.
The Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act provides liability immunity related to the development process and administration of medical countermeasures against agents that cause public health emergencies. This webpage provides links to current declarations for nerve agents, Zika, Ebola, pandemic influenza, anthrax, acute radiation syndrome, botulinum toxin, and smallpox.