November 10, 2021

Hospitals serving the Navajo Nation adjust as beds keep filling up

Author: Source New Mexico

Gallup Indian Medical Center was one of several New Mexico hospitals that was praised by the state’s Department of Health for its treatment of COVID-19 patients by using monoclonal antibodies.
Monoclonal antibody treatment for COVID-19 patients is an infusion given to patients through IV, and takes about an hour. Studies have shown that it has decreased the chances of death or hospitalization by 70 percent. This is an outpatient treatment and is used for patients who are identified to have mild-