F.D.A. Grants Emergency Authorization of Antibody Treatment Given to Trump

The Food and Drug Administration has granted emergency authorization for the experimental antibody treatment given to President Trump shortly after he was diagnosed with Covid-19, giving doctors another option to treat Covid-19 patients as cases across the country continue to

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Another 14,612 cases of COVID-19, 168 deaths — but Pritzker sees possible ‘pause in our upward movement’

A phlebotomist draws blood for a coronavirus antibody test in May in the parking lot of St. Rosalie Catholic Parish in Harwood Heights. | Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times ‘We continue to see concerning trends statewide in our hospitalization data, but in

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Another 14,612 cases of COVID-19 and 168 deaths — but Pritzker sees possible ‘pause in our upward movement’

A phlebotomist draws blood for a coronavirus antibody test in May in the parking lot of St. Rosalie Catholic Parish in Harwood Heights. | Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times “We continue to see concerning trends statewide in our hospitalization data, but in

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Regeneron says antibody ‘cocktail’ helps COVID-19 patients recover quickly

An experimental antibody “cocktail” developed by biotech firm Regeneron appears to help coronavirus patients recover more quickly. The company on Tuesday released early data from a clinical trial showing the drug helped people infected with COVID-19 shake their symptoms faster

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Two suburban counties at ‘warning level’ as state sees nearly three-month high of 2,264 new COVID-19 cases across Illinois

Ermira Sherifaj opens the diazyme machine for COVID-19 antibody testing at Simple Laboratories in Harwood Heights in April. | Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times The state is now averaging more than 1,700 new cases per day over the first two weeks of

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Daily coronavirus totals: 26 additional deaths and another 462 cases — lowest number of new infections in nearly three months

Phlebotomist Crystal Bovan, with Simple Laboratories, draws blood for coronavirus antibody testing for a man at the lab’s drive-thru testing site in Harwood Heights last month. | Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times file The numbers come as Mayor Lori Lightfoot announces the

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Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi is pressuring the FDA to police COVID-19 antibody tests

Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., is pressuring the FDA to police COVID-19 antibody tests. | Jacquelyn Martin/Pool/Getty Images “There is still time to fix shortfalls in FDA policy,” Krishnamoorthi said in a letter to the Food and Drug Administration about fraudulent

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