Bahrain approves emergency use of COVID-19 medication Sotrovimab – Roya News English

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  • Date: 01-Jul-2021
  • Source: Roya News
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  • Country: Bahrain
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Bahrain approves emergency use of COVID-19 medication Sotrovimab – Roya News English

Thursday, Bahrain’s Ministry of Health approved the emergency use of the COVID-19 medication Sotrovimab.

The health ministry said that the “Sotrovimab-VIR-7831” develops monoclonal antibodies and will be used to treat infected adults and adolescents with mild to moderate coronavirus symptoms.

According to the ministry, the medication offers the prospect of reducing hospitalization for more than 24 hours and fatalities by as much as 85 percent when administered to patients as an early treatment for COVID-19.

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