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FDA Grants Emergency Authorization For A Second COVID-19 Antibody Treatment

12 days ago   |   By NPR

The experimental cocktail from the bio-tech company Regeneron is the same drug President Trump got when he was battling the coronvirus earlier this year. It is designed for mild to moderate cases.
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FDA Approves Emergency Use of Antibody Drug Trump Received to Treat COVID-19

FDA Approves Emergency Use of Antibody Drug Trump Received to Treat COVID-19

12 days ago   |   By Time

U.S. health officials Saturday agreed to allow emergency use of a second antibody drug to help the immune system fight COVID-19, an experimental medicine that President Donald Trump was given when he was sickened last month.
The Food and Drug Administration authorized use of the Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. drug to try to prevent hospitalization and worsening disease from developing in patients with mild-to-moderate symptoms.
The drug is given as a one-time treatment through an IV. The FDA allowed its use in adults and children 12 and over who weigh at least 88 pounds and who are at high...
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FDA allows emergency use of Regeneron's antibody drug, treatment Trump received when sickened with COVID

12 days ago   |   By ABC

Tests of the drug are continuing, but early results suggest it may prevent hospitalization and emergency room visits.
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