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Monoclonal antibody treatment center coming to Las Vegas valley

Bamlanivimab is a monoclonal antibody treatment for certain people with COVID-19
Posted at 11:13 AM, Jan 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-09 02:49:15-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Sunrise Hospital and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced the opening of a center to provide monoclonal antibody treatments to patients with COVID-19.

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Monoclonal antibody treatment has been shown to decrease hospitalization rates in people at the highest rise for a severe case of the disease. The antibodies are produced in a lab and act as substitute antibodies.

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The monoclonal antibodies are administered through an IV. Click here to learn more.

The center will be the third one in the country.