FDA plays a critical role in protecting the United States from chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and emerging infectious disease threats. FDA ensures that medical countermeasures (MCMs)—including drugs, vaccines and diagnostic tests—to counter these threats are safe, effective, and secure.
Emergency Preparedness and Response
FDA's Office of Counterterrorism and Emerging Threats
Dr. Luciana Borio
Assistant Commissioner for Counterterrorism Policy and Director, Office of Counterterrorism and Emerging Threats