• New Sanford infusion center aims to keep COVID patients out of hospital

    28 days ago - By Orlando Sentinel

    A new antibody-infusion treatment center opens Monday in Sanford, offering hope that Central Florida residents recently diagnosed with COVID-19 can recover quickly and stay out of the hospital. The center will provide the treatment regardless of a patient's ability to pay. It targets patients within the first 10 days of a COVID-19 diagnosis.
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  • FDA rescinds EUA for bamlanivimab monotherapy as COVID-19 treatment

    FDA rescinds EUA for bamlanivimab monotherapy as COVID-19 treatment

    28 days ago - By Healio

    The FDA has rescinded the emergency use authorization for bamlanivimab monotherapy for the treatment of mild-to-moderate COVID-19 in adults and certain children.
    The emergency use authorization has been revoked because of the sustained increase in COVID-19 viral variants that are resistant to bamlanivimab alone, resulting in treatment failure, according to an FDA-issued press release.
    Last year, the FDA issued an EUA to Eli Lilly for the emergency use of bamlanivimab, a monoclonal antibody, alone. Eli Lilly has now requested the FDA to revoke the EUA because they want to focus
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