Pandemics

FDA pulls antibody bebtelovimab because not effective against omicron BQ.1

CNBC Health & Science Read CNBC’s latest global health coverage: An Eli Lilly and Company pharmaceutical manufacturing plant is pictured at 50 ImClone Drive in Branchburg, New Jersey, March 5, 2021. Mike Segar | Reuters A key monoclonal antibody used to treat people with weak immune systems who catch Covid is no longer authorized for …

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FDA pulls antibody bebtelovimab because not effective against omicron BQ.1

CNBC Health & Science Read CNBC’s latest global health coverage: An Eli Lilly and Company pharmaceutical manufacturing plant is pictured at 50 ImClone Drive in Branchburg, New Jersey, March 5, 2021. Mike Segar | Reuters A key monoclonal antibody used to treat people with weak immune systems who catch Covid is no longer authorized for …

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Drug overdose deaths among seniors have more than tripled in 2 decades

Deaths from drug and alcohol use are rising among America’s seniors. Drug overdose deaths more than tripled among people age 65 and older during the past two decades while deaths from alcohol abuse increased more than 18% from 2019 to 2020, according to data published Wednesday by the National Center for Health Statistics. More than …

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Drug overdose deaths among seniors have more than tripled in 2 decades

Deaths from drug and alcohol use are rising among America’s seniors. Drug overdose deaths more than tripled among people age 65 and older during the past two decades while deaths from alcohol abuse increased more than 18% from 2019 to 2020, according to data published Wednesday by the National Center for Health Statistics. More than …

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