Strategic National Stockpile


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Strategic National Stockpile

(stră-tē′jik),

SNS.

A storehouse of antibiotics, antidotes, and hospital supplies maintained by the U.S. government as a source of back-up provisions to protect the public health during disasters or national emergencies. It was established under the auspices of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2003.
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Key elements of the DOC's pandemic flu plan include assigning daily surveillance measures and triggers for plan implementation, defining command and control communication pathways, creating checklists for screening and treatment, establishing temporary sick bays and morgues, and prioritizing vaccine and antiviral administration to DOC staff from the Strategic National Stockpile and other sources.
government for placement into the Strategic National Stockpile," said Robert G.
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According to this law's provisions, VA and HHS are responsible for creating and maintaining a Strategic National Stockpile. This will consist of drugs, vaccines and other biological products, medical devices, and other supplies.
Strategic National Stockpile in support of smallpox preparedness.
This purchase by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will add to the Strategic National Stockpile, a supply of pharmaceuticals and medical supplies for use in a public health emergency.
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CDC's Strategic National Stockpile sent 50 doses of botulinum antitoxin to Ohio.
Finally, the letter urges legislators reviewing the bill to include a long-term plan for the Strategic National Stockpile, the national repository for vaccines and other medical necessities, that will help avoid shortages in vaccines, and recommends that the plan include specific guidelines for pediatric doses of vaccines.
Categories: October 7, 2010, Chemicals, Natural resources, NNSA Tritium Readiness Program, Nuclear engineering, Nuclear materials, Nuclear reactors, Nuclear weapons, Nuclear weapons plants, Program evaluation, Program management, Radioactive materials, Research and development, Strategic national stockpile
government contract to supply its smallpox antiviral drug for the strategic national stockpile, in a deal that can go up to $2.8 billion if all options are exercised.
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