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Preparedness News Releases

July 7, 2020: HHS, DOD Collaborate with Novavax to Produce Millions of COVID-19 Investigational Vaccine Doses in Commercial-Scale Manufacturing Demonstration Projects
July 7, 2020: HHS, DOD Collaborate with Regeneron on Large-Scale Manufacturing Demonstration Project of COVID-19 Investigational Therapeutic Treatment
June 29, 2020: Trump Administration Secures New Supplies of Remdesivir for the United States
May 21, 2020: Trump Administration’s Operation Warp Speed Accelerates AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine to be Available Beginning in October
May 19, 2020: HHS, Industry Partners Expand U.S.-Based Pharmaceutical Manufacturing for COVID-19 Response
May 9, 2020: HHS announces shipments of donated remdesivir for hospitalized patients with COVID-19
April 16, 2020: HHS Announces Ventilator Contract with GE Under Defense Production Act
April 13, 2020: HHS facilitates development of immunotherapies for COVID-19 patients
April 8, 2020: HHS to Provide Millions of TYVEK Protective Suits for U.S. Healthcare Workers
April 8, 2020: HHS Announces Ventilator Contract with GM under Defense Production Act
April 8, 2020: HHS Announces Ventilator Contract with Philips under Defense Production Act
March 30, 2020: HHS Accelerates Clinical Trials, Prepares for Manufacturing of COVID-19 Vaccines
March 29, 2020: HHS accepts donations of medicine to Strategic National Stockpile as possible treatments for COVID-19 patients
March 24, 2020: HHS Provides $100 Million to Help U.S. Healthcare Systems Prepare For COVID-19 Patients
March 22, 2020: HHS, DoD collaborate with Cepheid on rapid diagnostics to detect coronavirus infections
March 21, 2020: HHS Funds Phase 2/3 Clinical Trial for Potential Treatment for COVID-19
March 18: HHS Supports Mesa Biotech to Develop a Rapid Diagnostic to Detect Novel Coronavirus Infections
March 13, 2020: HHS funds development of COVID-19 diagnostic tests
March 9, 2020: HHS Supports Development of First High-Throughput COVID-19 Diagnostic Test
March 6, 2020: HHS Solicits Proposals for Development of Medical Products for Novel Coronavirus
March 4, 2020: HHS to Procure N95 Respirators to Support Healthcare Workers in COVID-19 Outbreaks
February 22, 2020: BARDA Leverages Strong Public-Private Partnerships to Spur a Rapid Response to the Novel Coronavirus Outbreak
February 18, 2020: HHS Engages Sanofi’s Recombinant Technology for 2019 Novel Coronavirus Vaccine
February 18, 2020: HHS, Janssen Collaborate To Develop Coronavirus Therapeutics
February 14, 2019: Largest study of sepsis cases in the U.S. finds significantly greater burden than previously known
February 11, 2020: HHS, Janssen Join Forces On Coronavirus Vaccine
February 5, 2020: HHS Seeks Abstract Submissions for 2019-nCoV Diagnostics Development
February 4, 2020: HHS, Regeneron Collaborate to Develop 2019-nCoV Treatment
January 31, 2020: Secretary Azar Declares Public Health Emergency for United States for 2019 Novel Coronavirus
Enero 8, 2020: El secretario Azar del HHS declara una emergencia de salud pública en Puerto Rico luego de los terremotos
December 18, 2019: HHS Supports Advanced Development for Treatment of Anthrax Lung Infections
December 9, 2019: HHS Invests in Modernizing U.S. Manufacturing Capacity for Pandemic Influenza Vaccine
November 14, 2019: HHS Advances Development of Tests to Distinguish Bacterial from Viral Infections across Multiple Healthcare Settings
October 30, 2019: HHS to advance development of Cytovale rapid sepsis diagnostic
October 29, 2019: HHS joins forces on machine-learning algorithm to identify Sepsis
October 10, 2019: FDA allows marketing of first rapid diagnostic test for detecting Ebola virus antigens
October 1, 2019: HHS Funds Development of Two Filovirus Vaccines for Biodefense, Public Health
September 30, 2019: HHS advances novel technology to meet need for blood platelets in a nuclear disaster
September 30, 2019: HHS Awards $6 million to Create Pediatric Disaster Care Centers of Excellence
September 26, 2019: HHS spurs development of smallpox therapeutic to enhance health security
September 24, 2019: A Newly FDA-Licensed Vaccine for the Prevention of Smallpox and Monkeypox Marks a Major Milestone in Domestic and Global Health Security
September 20, 2019: HHS Provides Expertise, $14 Million to Advance Development of Investigational Ebola Treatment
September 16, 2019: HHS expands network of innovation accelerators to transform U.S. health security
September 3, 2019: HHS Purchases Smallpox Vaccine to Enhance Biodefense Preparedness
September 3, 2019: OCR Issues Guidance to Help Ensure Equal Access to Emergency Services and the Appropriate Sharing of Medical Information during Hurricane Dorian
September 2, 2019: HHS Secretary Azar Declares Public Health Emergencies for States of Georgia and South Carolina Due to Hurricane Dorian
August 30, 2019: HHS Secretary Azar Declares Public Health Emergency for State of Florida Due to Hurricane Dorian
August 28, 2019: HHS Secretary Azar Declares Public Health Emergency for Puerto Rico Due to Hurricane Dorian
August 21, 2019: HHS Funds an Additional Year of Ebola Vaccine Manufacturing
July 22, 2019: First medical product cleared in U.S. for use on certain injuries caused by sulfur mustard
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  • This page last reviewed: May 08, 2019