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Henry Ford receives Eli Lilly antibody treatment, readies freezers for COVID-19 vaccine

Officials say they have enough freezers needed to store vaccine

Henry Ford receives Eli Lilly treatment, readies freezers for COVID-19 vaccine
Henry Ford receives Eli Lilly treatment, readies freezers for COVID-19 vaccine (WDIV)

DETROIT – There is new hope that a coronavirus vaccine is closer than ever to making its way to Metro Detroit.

Henry Ford Hospital said it could see its first doses being delivered in upcoming weeks, and they have the specialized freezers and equipment ready to go for when a COVID-19 vaccine arrives.

Additionally, doses of Eli Lilly’s monoclonal antibody treatment have arrived.

Dr. Adnan Munkarah, the chief clinical officer of the Henry Ford Health System, discussed the antibody treatment and preparing for the arrival of vaccines.

Watch the full report in the video below.


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We’re learning more about how quickly the coronavirus vaccine could be rolled out.

Plans are already underway right here in Michigan.

On Tuesday morning, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services spent about an hour discussing vaccine preparations with physicians and other key people.

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