Republicans question politics behind Biden decision to ration COVID treatment

Republicans question politics behind Biden decision to ration COVID treatment

Republicans question politics behind Biden decision to ration COVID treatment - Oops!Something went wrong.Please try again later. Republican governors are slamming the Biden administration following an announcement it would restrict the distribution of monoclonal antibody treatments, one of the only medically sanctioned remedies for those who have contracted COVID-19. The move has also earned criticism from red-state medical officials who fear it will further overwhelm hospitals dealing with a deluge of COVID-19 patients. Biden announced Tuesday the federal government is facing a shortage of the drug due to “a substantial surge in the utilization” associated with the highly transmissible delta variant. MCCONNELL WARNS OF GOVERNMENT FUNDING STANDOFF OVER DEBT LIMIT The Health and Human Services Department will now control and restrict how much of the treatment supply goes to each …
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