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Covered Countermeasures

If you suffered a severe injury or adverse health reaction from one of the following covered countermeasures when used for a declared public health emergency, you may qualify for benefits.

Covered Public Health Threat

Pandemic Influenza A (nonseasonal flu such as 2009 H1N1)

Smallpox or other orthopox viruses

Anthrax

Botulism (botulinum toxin)

Acute Radiation Syndrome and sequella

Pandemic Influenza A

Examples of covered countermeasures used to diagnose, prevent, or treat Pandemic Influenza A:

  • 2009 H1N1 vaccine used during its development and during the 2009 flu campaign
  • Other pandemic flu vaccines (if not developed or used to combat seasonal flu)
  • Tamiflu
  • Relenza
  • Peramivir (for 2009 H1N1 only and not other pandemic strains)
  • N-95 filter face masks
  • Other filter face or surgical type masks
  • Other personal respiratory protection devices
  • Mechanical ventilators
  • Other personal respiratory support devices

For more information, please read the Declarations that identify these as covered countermeasures.

Smallpox or other orthopox viruses

Examples of covered countermeasures used to diagnose, prevent, or treat Smallpox or other orthopox viruses:

  • Vaccines
  • Antivirals
  • Antimicrobials
  • Antibiotics
  • Other drugs
  • Diagnostic tests
  • Diagnostic devices

For more information, please read the Declarations that identify these as covered countermeasures.

Anthrax

Examples of covered countermeasures used to diagnose, prevent, or treat Anthrax:

  • Vaccines
  • Antivirals
  • Antimicrobials
  • Antibiotics
  • Other drugs
  • Diagnostic tests
  • Diagnostic devices

For more information, please read the Declarations that identify these as covered countermeasures.

Botulism (botulinum toxin)

Examples of covered countermeasures used to diagnose, prevent, or treat Botulism (botulinum toxin):

  • Vaccines
  • Antivirals
  • Antimicrobials
  • Antibiotics
  • Other drugs
  • Diagnostic tests
  • Diagnostic devices

For more information, please read the Declarations that identify these as covered countermeasures.

Acute Radiation Syndrome and sequella

Examples of covered countermeasures used to diagnose, prevent, or treat Acute Radiation Syndrome and sequella:

  • Vaccines
  • Antivirals
  • Antimicrobials
  • Antibiotics
  • Other drugs
  • Diagnostic tests
  • Diagnostic devices

For more information, please read the Declarations that identify these as covered countermeasures.

News

Seasonal influenza vaccines are not covered countermeasures under the CICP. If you received the seasonal influenza vaccine or other vaccines covered by the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) such as tetanus or the human papillomavirus vaccine and think that you had an adverse reaction from one or a combination of these covered vaccines, see the VICP.

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