Alabama Officials Demand Answers on Biden Administration Withholding Lifesaving Coronavirus Treatment

Alabama Officials Demand Answers on Biden Administration Withholding Lifesaving Coronavirus Treatment


Alabama Reps. Barry Moore (R-AL), Mo Brooks (R-AL), Mike Rogers (R-AL), and Gary Palmer (R-AL) are demanding answers from the Biden administration over its decision to effectively ration lifesaving coronavirus treatment– a move severely impacting southern states.

“We write today to convey Alabama’s concerns regarding the allocation of monoclonal antibody (mAb) treatments,” they wrote in an October 7 letter to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra.

Citing the department’s decision to ration the treatment, which the administration attributed to concerns of “equitable distribution,” the lawmakers said it has “caused Alabama to experience a significant drop in the amount of mAb dose availability, thus unnecessarily putting lives at risk.”

Angie Cleary, a registered nurse, cares for Joyce Johnson-Albert as she receives an

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