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Newly Approved Experimental COVID-19 Drug Already in Use at Local Hospital

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Newly Approved Experimental COVID-19 Drug Already in Use at Local Hospital

Thank you to NBC 10 News reporter Deanna Durante for her story on Suburban Community Hospitals emergency use of Bamlanivimab (a monoclonal antibody infusion), which is an experimental treatment for patients with mild to moderate COVID-19 symptoms. Thanks also extend to our CNO, David Schmidt, Director of the Emergency Department, Latoya Bonk, and CMO, Dr. Mathew Mathew for their critical roles in this case.

Check it out:https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/coronavirus/newly-approved-experimental-covid-19-drug-already-in-use-at-local-hospital/2609214/

Newly Approved Experimental COVID-19 Drug Already in Use at Local Hospital

Just hours after a “lab-made” coronavirus antibody was approved for use in the United States, a patient in Norristown was administered the treatment. NBC10’s Deanna Durante spoke to him and found out how the drug is helping.