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WHO advises against Regeneron and GSK Covid-19 treatments

The World Health Organization ”strongly” recommends that the two antibodies no longer be used, some months after the FDA limited the use of one medicine and scrapped the other. (Corrected)

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(Corrected Sept. 20: An earlier version of this article mistakenly stated that one of the drugs was made by Pfizer/Regeneron when it was actually Roche/Regeneron. MedWatch apologizes for the mistake).

The World Health Organization (WHO) can no longer support the use of two Covid-19 antibody treatments, sotrovimab and casirivimab-imdevimab, developed by GSK/Vire Biotechnology and Regeneron/Roche, respectively, Reuters reports.

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