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Regeneron’s COVID-19 remedy will get emergency approval by FDA

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The U.S. Meals and Drug Administration has given the inexperienced mild for emergency use of Regeneron’s COVID-19 antibody drug — the identical remedy given to President Trump.

The remedy is geared toward these with gentle instances of COVID-19, and never for these hospitalized on account of the virus, the FDA stated.

The remedy works by mimicking the physique’s personal immune system to forestall the contaminated from turn out to be severely ailing.

Regeneron’s drug is a mix of two monoclonal antibodies. An identical drug developed by Eli Lilly & Co. gained FDA emergency clearance earlier this month.

Nevertheless the Regeneron remedy is probably not instantly extensively obtainable: the corporate has stated it’s going to have simply 80,000 doses by the tip of November.

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13-year-old Idaho boy run over by tractor in deadly farming accident

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A 13-year-old Idaho boy was killed in a freak farming accident when he was run over by a tractor he had been driving, sheriff officers mentioned.

The boy, recognized by kinfolk as Travis Ashcraft, was killed early Saturday whereas driving a tractor on non-public land in Sugar Metropolis, EastIdahoNews.com reported.

The teenager was already lifeless when Madison County deputies responded to a discipline adjoining to the Newdale Cemetery, Sgt. Isaac Payne informed the Idaho Statesman.

Ashcraft had been driving the tractor previous to the deadly accident. No foul play is suspected, Payne informed KPVI.

The teenager was a freshman at Sugar-Salem Excessive Faculty and ran a enterprise together with his three brothers referred to as Farm Favorites Treats and Sweets that offered baked pies at farmers markets.

“He was just about a go-getter from the start,” Travis’ mom, Jamie Ashcraft, informed EastIdahoNews.com. “He was a really decided boy. It didn’t matter what I mentioned, he went and did what he wanted to do … He lived life to the fullest.”

Travis additionally excelled in music and sports activities, working for his highschool’s cross-country staff and just lately becoming a member of its jazz band. Exterior of faculty, he earned his Eagle Scout award earlier than turning 13, his mom mentioned.

“We all know that Travis touched everyone’s life that he encountered,” she continued. “There are such a lot of individuals on the farmers market he would joke and discuss smack with them, and so they liked him.”

A viewing will probably be held Tuesday on the Flamm Funeral House in Rexburg. The teenager’s funeral will comply with on Wednesday on the LDS Sugar Metropolis Stake Heart, the place the service will probably be livestreamed attributable to COVID-19 restrictions.

A web-based fundraiser set as much as assist offset the teenager’s funeral bills had eclipsed $15,000 as of Tuesday.

“Our coronary heart goes out to the household and I’ve full confidence that their neighborhood will rally round them in help,” Payne informed the Idaho Statesman.

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Ohio cops save girl trapped in submerged minivan in river: video

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Dramatic video captures the second 4 Ohio cops saved a lady who was trapped in her minivan that turned half-submerged within the Mahoning River over the weekend.

The 24-year-old sufferer, who had simply left work, fell asleep on the wheel as she drove alongside the 600 block of River Avenue within the metropolis of Alliance round 9:30 p.m. Sunday, WKYC reported.

Her van went off the street, slammed right into a guard rail and fell between 10 and 14 toes into the river, in response to the report.

The motive force pleaded for assist in a determined 911 name obtained by the outlet.

“Please hurry up,” she might be heard saying. “I’m so scared proper now. I don’t know the way to get out of right here!”

Bodycam footage launched by the native police division reveals officers passing a tomahawk to a different who’s already within the water.

He might be heard telling his colleague, “I can’t breathe” due to the chilly water.

Temperatures within the space have been simply above the freezing mark that night time.

Fortunately, officers have been capable of escape a van window and pull the lady to land — simply earlier than the van turned utterly submerged.

The girl was handled and launched for minor accidents, and no officers have been damage, in response to the native report.

Police credited Officers Tussey, Tallman, Amabeli and McCord for the rescue.

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Tennessee boy accused of beginning a number of fires at neighbor’s dwelling

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An 11-year-old boy in Tennessee has been busted for beginning a number of fires at a neighbor’s dwelling whereas individuals have been inside, authorities mentioned.

The boy allegedly tried to set the house on hearth by igniting a number of blazes on the property simply after four p.m. Monday within the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chattanooga, information station WTVC reported.

When crews arrived on the scene, they found a automotive on hearth and one other blaze situated in a trash can subsequent to the house, officers mentioned. There was additionally a cooler on the porch that was up in flames.

The hearth division mentioned there have been individuals within the dwelling on the time, however crews have been in a position to put out the fireplace earlier than it unfold to the residence.

“A number of witnesses supplied statements about what they noticed to investigators, who arrested and charged the kid,” hearth officers mentioned in a press release.

The boy — who was not recognized since he’s a minor — lives within the neighborhood, however not on the home the place he allegedly brought on the blazes, officers mentioned.

He was taken to a juvenile detention middle on costs for aggravated arson and setting hearth to private property, officers mentioned.

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