DeSantis Launches Monoclonal Antibodies Treatment Plan, Doesn’t Address Surge In Cases, Hospitalizations

Miami’s ABC News affiliate reports:

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis rolled out a new state treatment plan to help fight COVID-19, announcing Thursday that the state will start dispensing Regeneron monoclonal antibodies through mobile clinics.

DeSantis made the announcement in Jacksonville, which has been particularly hard hit by the delta variant, but he curiously didn’t say a word about the record increase in new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations.

Regeneron is the treatment former President Donald Trump received when he came down with COVID-19 last year. DeSantis is urging people at high risk — the elderly, the obese, people with diabetes — to get the monoclonal antibodies at the first indication of COVID-19.

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