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Abu Dhabi receives first shipment of coronavirus medication Sotrovimab - tweet - Metro US

Abu Dhabi receives first shipment of coronavirus medication Sotrovimab – tweet

The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Abu Dhabi

CAIRO – (Reuters) – UAE’s Abu Dhabi received its first shipment of the coronavirus Sotrovimab medication, becoming the first city globally to receive it, the media office said on a tweet on Wednesday.

The Ministry of Health and Prevention approved the emergency use of Sotrovimab in May, saying it ” offers the prospect of reducing hospitalisation for more than 24 hours and fatalities by as much as 85% when administered to patients as an early treatment for COVID-19″, the state news agency reported.

(Reporting by Alaa Swilam; Editing by Leslie Adler)

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