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Coronavirus

Japan approves COVID antibody cocktail used to treat Trump

Roche unit's offering holds promise as a tool against worsening cases

Then-U.S. President Donald Trump pulls off his face mask at the White House after returning from his hospitalization for COVID-19.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- An antibody cocktail developed by U.S.-based Regeneron Pharmaceuticals was granted special emergency approval by Japan's health ministry on Monday, opening up new opportunities to keep milder coronavirus cases from progressing and overwhelming health care providers on the ground.

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