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FDA allows emergency use of antibody drug Trump received

11 days ago   |   By Chron

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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The experimental coronavirus treatment Trump received just got emergency authorization from the FDA

The experimental coronavirus treatment Trump received just got emergency authorization from the FDA

12 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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The Food and Drug Administration has allowed for the emergency use of Regeneron's COVID-19 antibody treatment, a step that will make it more widely available to patients.
FDA granted an emergency authorization for the drug, called REGN-COV2, to be used in people with the coronavirus who are at high risk of developing a severe case of the disease, but not for people who are hospitalized or who need oxygen. REGN-COV2 was one of the treatments President Donald Trump received after he was admitted to the hospital with COVID-19 .
Regeneron said it will have enough of the...
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F.D.A. Grants Emergency Authorization of Antibody Treatment Given to Trump

12 days ago   |   By NY Times

The treatment, made by the biotech company Regeneron, is a cocktail of two powerful antibodies that have shown promise for people who get it early in the course of the disease.
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