Republican Govs Shell Game Pushes Regeneron Treatments, Maintains Fog Of Fear for Powerful COVID Vaccine Prevention
Republican Govs to blame for high cost, less effective, limited time effective monoclonal antibodies treatments over cheap and effective and tested and approved vaccines.
For months, Joelle Ruppert was among the millions of Americans who are covid vaccine holdouts. Her reluctance, she said, was not so much that she opposed the new vaccines but that she never felt “compelled” by the evidence supporting their experimental use.
Nonetheless, after she fell ill with covid last month, Ruppert, a Florida preschool teacher, found herself desperate to try an experimental product that promised to ease her symptoms: infusion with a potent laboratory-produced treatment known as monoclonal antibody therapy.
“I was in bed; I was feeling so badly, like the longest flu I ever had in my life,” said Ruppert, 54,