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ASPR's Response to COVID-19

Monoclonal Antibody Therapeutics: What infusion centers, healthcare providers, and patients need to know

In response to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus outbreak, the federal government is taking steps to protect the American people. Within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response is working with our partners to explore the development of new medical countermeasures and take other actions to enhance health security.

Medical Countermeasure Development and Acquisition

Strategic National Stockpile


COVID-19 Health Care System Response

COVID-19 Supplemental Funding »

Legal Authorities


​Public Health Emergency Declarations »
Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under
Section 1135 of the Social Security Act »

Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act »
Emergency Use Authorizations »

Technical Assistance, Training, and Resources

ASPR TRACIE-Developed Infectious Disease Resources »

ASPR’s COVID-19 Response from the Field

ASPR’s COVID-19 Response by the Numbers

COVID-19 medical
supported by BARDA

tons of cargo shipped by
SNS to support U.S. repatriation
efforts and state PPE needs​
Emergency Use Authorizations
issued for BARDA-Supported
SARS CoV-2 Tests​

  • This page last reviewed: October 19, 2021