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HHS Secretary Price Authorizes Emergency Use of Nerve Agent Antidotes
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Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Tom Price last week issued a “Determination and Declaration Regarding Emergency Use of Injectable Treatments for Nerve Agent or Certain Insecticide (Organophosphorus and/or Carbamate) Poisoning,” authorizing emergency use of injectable treatments for nerve agent or certain weaponized insecticides.

Price determined that there is a significant potential for a public health emergency affecting national security or the health and security of U.S. citizens living abroad, and that involves nerve agents or certain insecticides (organophosphorus and/or carbamate).

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