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Hackensack Meridian Health administers 1,000th patient with COVID-19 investigative treatments.

M2 PHARMA-May 27, 2020-Hackensack Meridian Health administers 1,000th patient with COVID-19 investigative treatments


Hackensack Meridian Health, a comprehensive health network, has administered 1,000 patients with the latest investigative treatments for COVID-19 over the course of the pandemic, it was reported on Tuesday.

The trials have included antiviral drugs to immunotherapies and the potential treatment properties of antibodies in the blood of COVID-19 survivors. The patients have been treated over the course of 10 clinical trials and through compassionate use and expanded use access. The trial include treatments from major pharmaceutical companies and investigator-initiated research.

Robert C Garrett, FACHE, chief executive officer of Hackensack Meridian Health, said, 'We are proud of the dynamic research and clinical impact we are achieving in our health network. Our physicians and scientists are propelling us as we continue to be a progressive leader of positive change amid this pandemic.'

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