Executive Order 13527 Establishing Federal Capability for the Timely Provision of Medical Countermeasures Following a Biological Attack
The White House. (2009). Executive Order 13527: Establishing Federal Capability for the Timely Provision of Medical Countermeasures Following a Biological Attack.
This Executive Order was developed to “(1) mitigate illness and prevent death; (2) sustain critical infrastructure; and (3) complement and supplement State, local, territorial, and tribal government medical countermeasure distribution capacity.” It is comprised of five sections: policy development in the event of a biological attack; United States Postal Service delivery of medical countermeasures; federal response; continuity of operations; and general provisions.