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Health Care And Privilege: Why Many Americans Can't Access The Same COVID-19 Treatment As Trump

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals says fewer than 10 people have been given an experimental antibody cocktail it gave President Trump to fight the coronavirus.

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley speaks with STAT reporter Casey Ross about the company’s decision and challenges for other Americans who qualify but can’t access treatment.

 

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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President Trump removes his mask upon return to the White House from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Oct. 05, 2020 in Washington, DC. Trump spent three days hospitalized for coronavirus. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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President Trump removes his mask upon return to the White House from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Oct. 05, 2020 in Washington, DC. Trump spent three days hospitalized for coronavirus. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)