Trump touts experimental COVID-19 treatment in new statement
President discusses his recovery from COVID-19 in video statement posted on Twitter.
President Trump urged regulators Wednesday evening in a video message on Twitter to approve an emergency use authorization for Regeneron and Eli Lilly's antibody treatments.
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Trump specifically touted Regeneron's antibody cocktail as being a key aspect of his treatment, likening it to a "cure" rather than a therapeutic treatment.
"We have hundreds of thousands of doses that are just about ready," Trump said. "I have emergency use authorization all set and we got to get it signed now. And you’re going to get better, you’re going to get better really fast.”
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The announcement comes after the president was discharged from Walter Reed National Military Medical Centerafter on Monday after being treated for coronavirus.