West Virginia health officials mistakenly gave 42 people Regeneron IV Covid treatment instead of vaccine shot
PUBLISHED THU, DEC 31 202012:53 PM EST
UPDATED THU, DEC 31 20203:21 PM EST
- 42 people in West Virginia received Regeron’s Covid-19 monoclonal antibody treatment instead of the Moderna vaccine on Wednesday, the West Virginia National Guard said.
- The National Guard said it learned of the “error” on Wednesday.
- The antibody treatment, which is given through an infusion, is seen as a promising treatment for Covid-19 when administered early on after infection.