What are monoclonal antibody treatments? Here's what you need to know
This morning, News 12's Elizabeth Hashagen was joined by three guests to talk about a COVID-19 treatment that can reduce hospitalizations or severe sickness for people in high-risk categories. The treatments are called monoclonal antibody infusion.
These are treatments that have been around for decades, but for many this is new. In the video below Dr. Daniel Griffin explains what the treatment is, and Diana Berrent, founder of Survivor Corps, explains how she helps connect people who meet the criteria:
What should patients know, to help them stay out of the hospital? And what's the difference between the treatments offered? Dr. Griffin answers:
Joe Lopez is one of the patients who received the treatment. He speaks about the treatment, and what is the guidance after taking the infusion: