Inside Your Health: Antibody treatment

Updated: November 15, 2020 10:44 PM
Created: November 15, 2020 10:37 PM

The world finally got some promising news about the fight against COVID-19 this past week with the announcement that Pfizer's vaccine appears to be 90% effective at stopping the coronavirus.

That huge development overshadowed another breakthrough for treating the illness: the Food and Drug Administration's emergency use authorization of bamlanivimab, a monoclonal antibody therapy.

In this week's edition of "Inside Your Health," KSTP Medical Expert Dr. Archelle Georgiou breaks down why this antibody treatment could prove to be a big step in reducing the severity of COVID-19 infections.

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