TABLE 1Examples of PREP Act Declarations

Category of DiseaseCovered CountermeasureDate of Declaration
Acute radiation syndromeVaccine, antimicrobial/antibiotic diagnostic, etc.10/10/08
AnthraxVaccine, antimicrobial/antibiotic, diagnostic, etc.10/01/08
BotulismVaccine, antimicrobial/antibiotic, diagnostic, etc.10/10/08
Pandemic influenzaDiagnostics, personal respiratory protection devices, respiratory support devices12/17/08
Antivirals (Tamiflu® and Relenza®)10/10/08; amended 6/11/09 (2009 H1N1)
Vaccine1/26/07 (H5N1); amended 11/21/07 (H7, H9), 10/10/08 (H2, H6), and 6/15/09 (2009 H1N1)
2009 H1N1 InfluenzaAntiviral (peramivir)9/25/09
SmallpoxVaccine, antiviral, diagnostic, etc.10/10/08

From: Medical Countermeasures Distribution and Dispensing in Response to the 2009 H1N1 Influenza Pandemic

Cover of Medical Countermeasures Dispensing
Medical Countermeasures Dispensing: Emergency Use Authorization and the Postal Model, Workshop Summary.
Institute of Medicine (US) Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Catastrophic Events.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2010.
Copyright © 2010, National Academy of Sciences.

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