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Project BioShield [electronic resource] : Authorities, Appropriations, Acquisitions, and Issues for Congress.

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Resources, Science, and Industry Division.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2011.
Format/Description:
Government document
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1 online resource (21 p., digital, PDF file)
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Subjects:
Medicine -- Research.
Public health.
Medical examinations.
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Summary:
Provides overview of P.L. 108-276, the Project BioShield Act of 2004, which encourages private sector development of medical countermeasures such as diagnostic tests, drugs, vaccines, and other treatments, to respond to attacks using chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear terrorism agents, and to provide a mechanism for Federal acquisition of those newly developed countermeasures. Covers appropriations, rescissions, and transfers; acquisitions; Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority oversight of Project BioShield activities; and policy issues.
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Jan. 2013). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Resources, Science, and Industry Division. Project BioShield
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Restricted for use by site license.