Emergency Preparedness and Response

Counterterrorism and Emerging Threats


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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.

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FDA's Office of Counterterrorism and Emerging Threats

Dr. Luciana Borio

Assistant Commissioner for Counterterrorism Policy and Director, Office of Counterterrorism and Emerging Threats

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