New drug being used for the most vulnerable COVID patients


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A neurologist is warning a new anti-body treatment used to fight Covid, shouldn't be used as a substitute for vaccination.

The TGA has granted provisional approval for Sotrovimab to be used in Australians at-risk of being hospitalised with the virus.

Doctor Robin Fitzsimons has told Luke Grant, it dramatically brings down the risk of death from the disease.

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