AstraZeneca requests emergency authorization for coronavirus drug cocktail

News 10/06/21, 16:15

An Anglo-Swedish pharmaceutical company wants regulatory approval for new medication that could dramatically help COVID-19 patients reduce the risk of developing symptoms. AstraZeneca is asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and foreign governments to authorize emergency use for its AZD7442 antibody cocktail. The first protective injection against the virus ...

Gov. Abbott to establish more COVID-19 antibody infusion centers throughout Texas

News 08/20/21, 15:45

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced on Thursday, Aug. 19, that the state would deploy additional medical personnel and launch more COVID-19 antibody infusion centers over the next week.  "Front-line health care workers across our state are working tirelessly to keep Texans healthy and safe," said Abbott in a statement. "The substantial increase of infusion ...

FDA authorizes COVID-19 antibody treatment for post-exposure prevention

U.S. 08/04/21, 16:15

A COVID-19 antibody treatment has now been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Accordingly, the agency authorized the treatment for those who are unvaccinated or are immunocompromised, including those with autoimmune diseases, HIV patients, cancer patients, and organ transplant recipients, who have been or are at risk of being ...

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