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Florida begins buying monoclonal antibody treatment doses directly

Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Thursday that the state has begun purchasing doses of a monoclonal antibody treatment directly from the pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline, after the federal government last week took control of distribution of the COVID-19 treatments produced by other companies. DeSantis said the first purchase was for 3,000 doses of the drug sotrovimab, which was given […]

DeSantis says monoclonal antibody treatment ‘underpublicized’

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday announced the opening of a state-supported site at Camping World Stadium in Orlando where up to 320 people a day can receive monoclonal antibody treatment to help fight COVID-19 infections. DeSantis, who promised that additional sites would open in the coming days, said he wanted to promote the availability of […]