Bamlanivimab, an antibody treatment that can prevent people with mild coronavirus cases from developing severe symptoms, received emergency approval from the Food and Drug Administration. But supplies are limited.
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson has tested positive for the coronavirus. He told The Washington Post that he contracted the virus “probably somewhere, out there in the universe” — possibly at a White House election night party.
Nearly 119,000 new coronavirus cases were reported Monday in the United States, as two-thirds of the states set records for the seven-day rolling average for new cases. The count of fatalities stands at approximately 238,000.
Brazil has suspended clinical trials of China’s experimental coronavirus vaccine, health regulator Anvisa said Monday, citing a “serious adverse event.”