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  1. Medical Countermeasures Initiative (MCMi)

MCMi in Action: Protecting National Health and Security

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Images representing FDA's Medical Countermeasures Initiative, including an organ-on-chip, a lab exercise in the MCMi professional development program, "Emergency" sign, and medical countermeasures including a PCR test and pill bottles.
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FDA plays a critical role in protecting the U.S. from chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and emerging infectious disease threats. FDA ensures that medical countermeasures to counter these threats are safe, effective, and secure.

FDA is committed to protecting national health and security. We are working to foster the development and availability of medical products that will be needed to counter a public health emergency, no matter its origin.

The FDA Medical Countermeasures Initiative (MCMi) mission includes:

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