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Wellness Wednesday: President Trump's Experimental COVID-19 Treatment

President Donald Trump removes his mask as he stands on the Blue Room Balcony upon returning to the White House Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, in Washington, after leaving Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
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Associated Press

President Trump has received a variety of medications that have shown promise in reducing the severity and duration of COVID-19 infections.

Among them is an experimental antibody cocktail that has not received Food and Drug Administration approval.

Today on Wellness Wednesday: how these newly-developed courses of treatment work and what they suggest about the president’s prognosis.

Guests:

  • Jody Demo-Hodgins, director of children’s division, NAMI Ohio
  • Lisa Gill, health and medicine investigative reporter, Consumer Reports
  • Dr. Joe Gastaldo, medical director, OhioHealth

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