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NJ Health Officials Caution Residents: Monoclonal Antibodies Are No Substitute for COVID-19 Vaccine

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With hospitalizations for COVID-19 on the rise since the summer, New Jersey health officials are encouraging residents with symptomatic cases to ask about treatment with monoclonal antibodies. WHYY’s Kenneth Burns reports while the therapy helps prevent serious illness, health experts caution it’s no substitute for getting vaccinated.

(Original air-date: 9/23/21)