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stockpile

(stŏk′pīl″)
To withhold from immediate use; to maintain in storage for future needs. In many countries stockpiles of food rations, medications, or vaccines are maintained by governmental agencies in anticipation of future public health needs.
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We assessed the sensitivity of the recommended stockpiling strategies to several factors.
Given this ample regional surge capacity, there would have been no need for central stockpiling.
Specifically, using household-level grocery purchase data, the study examines the impact of household characteristics, product-related factors, and purchase environment characteristics on the incidence of stockpiling in four product categories.
Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction, opened for signature at Washington, London, and Moscow April 10, 1972; entered into force March 26, 1975.
This news release contains forward-looking statements, including statements regarding development of pandemic influenza vaccines and adjuvants, revenue from stockpiling programs, regulatory approvals, improvements to manufacturing facilities, and product marketing, which involve risks and uncertainties and are subject to change.
Such statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, including the ability to complete preclinical and clinical trials successfully and within specified timelines, if at all; the ability to safely obtain sufficient blood levels of NEUMUNE in human clinical trials; the ability to obtain regulatory approval for NEUMUNE, even if shown to be effective in preclinical studies; the ability to receive any stockpiling orders for NEUMUNE from the U.
In addition to the potential use of PHOSPHONOL in response to acts of terrorism and nuclear accidents, because PHOSPHONOL addresses exposure to low levels of radiation, the market opportunity for this series of compounds may also include stockpiling for people who are exposed to inadvertent environmental radiation.
INCELL began developing its oral smallpox vaccine in January 2002 amid concerns over stockpiling and administering vaccines based on old technologies.
The only drug that is currently available for stockpiling in the event of radiation injury is potassium iodide.
There are currently no drugs available that are considered appropriate for stockpiling to protect against the acute effects of radiation injury.
The Y2K stockpiling scare began more than a year ago when warnings about food, water and power shortages circulated nationally.
Glimmer has been informed via a press release on February 5, 1997 by Exall Resources Limited ("Exall") the operator of the Glimmer Mine, that production and stockpiling of gold ore has begun at the Glimmer Mine, near Matheson, Ontario.