Florida shuts down monoclonal sites after FDA halts use of Regeneron treatment

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis vows to fight a decision to block two coronavirus antibody treatments. The drugs were found to be ineffective against the widespread omicron variant. The U.S. government has shipped enough doses of the two antibodies to treat more than 300,000 patients.
4 months ago

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CBS Local

Florida’s Monoclonal Antibody Sites Closed Until Further Notice

The FDA withdrew emergency use authorization for monoclonal antibody treatment as well as for Regeneron because apparently neither one is effective against Omicron cases.

4 months ago·United States
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The Independent

DeSantis blasts FDA for halting drugs ineffective on omicron

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has vowed to fight a decision from federal health regulators to block two coronavirus antibody treatments after the drugs were found to be ineffective against treating the widespread omicron variant

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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USA Today

FDA unauthorizes use of Regeneron, Eli Lilly antibody treatments: COVID-19 updates

The FDA said the two treatments are unlikely to work against the omicron variant, which makes up 99% of U.S. cases. Latest COVID-19 updates

4 months ago·United States
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Washington Times

Florida cancels 2,000 monoclonal treatment appointments after FDA move

Florida said it was closing its monoclonal antibody treatment sites late Monday after the Food and Drug Administration restricted the use of two drugs that haven't been effective against the omicron variant of the coronavirus."Unfortunately, as a result of this abrupt decision made by the federal government, all monoclonal ...

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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abc News

DeSantis blasts FDA for halting drugs ineffective on omicron

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has vowed to fight a decision from federal health regulators to block two coronavirus antibody treatments after the drugs were found to be ineffective against treating the widespread omicron variant

4 months ago·United States
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CNN

Florida shuts down all monoclonal antibody treatment sites after FDA decision to limit use of certain treatments not proven effective against Omicron

Florida is closing its monoclonal antibody treatment sites, health officials announced late Monday, citing the US Food and Drug Administration's decision to limit the use of certain versions of the treatments that were found less effective against the now-dominant Omicron variant of coronavirus.

4 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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