Abbott intends to call for redemption all of the Any and All Notes that remain outstanding following the consummation of the Any and All Offers in accordance with the terms of the applicable Indenture. In connection therewith, Abbott expects to issue a redemption notice in respect of any such Any and All Notes on or about the Any and All Expiration Date. However, Abbott is not obligated to undertake any such redemption, and there can be no assurance that Abbott will redeem Any and All Notes of all or any Series that remain outstanding after consummation of the Any and All Offers.About AbbottAbbott is a global, broad-based health care company devoted to the discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceuticals and medical products, including nutritionals, devices and diagnostics. The company employs approximately 91,000 people and markets its products in more than 130 countries. Additional Information and Where to Find ItThe complete terms and conditions of the Tender Offers are set forth in the Offer to Purchase and Letter of Transmittal that were sent to holders of the Notes. Holders are encouraged to read those documents carefully before taking action with respect to the Tender Offers. The Lead Dealer Managers for the Tender Offers are Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Barclays Capital Inc., BofA Merrill Lynch and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC. Questions regarding the Tender Offers may be directed to Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC at 1 (800) 624-1808 (toll free) or 1 (212) 761-1057 (direct), to Barclays Capital Inc. at 1 (800) 438-3242 (toll free) or 1 (212) 528-7581 (collect), to BofA Merrill Lynch at 1 (888) 292-0070 (toll free) or 1 (980) 683-3215 (collect) or to J.P. Morgan Securities LLC at 1 (866) 834-4666 (toll free) or 1 (212) 834-2494 (collect). Georgeson Inc. has been retained as Information Agent for the Tender Offers. Requests for documents may be directed to Georgeson Inc. by telephone at 1 (212) 440-9800 (for banks and brokers) or 1 (800) 509-0984 (toll free).