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N CASE YOU MISSED IT…CFO Patronis on Fox & Friends First, Fox News – “This is Heartless”

1/26/2022

“Florida forced to stop COVID-19 antibody treatments after FDA withdraws authorization”
Fox & Friends First, Fox News
January 26, 2022
To watch the full interview, click here
 
Fox & Friends First: Lot of anger over what the FDA did pulling approval for two monoclonal antibody drugs. So, what does that mean for someone who tests positive for covid?

CFO Patronis: Without warning, the Biden administration yanked these lifesaving treatments from Florida. This is heartless. They’re so vaccine and masked obsessed. But people are still getting covid…2,000 people were queued up for monoclonal treatments appointments were cancelled because the Biden administration pulled those special treatments…

Fox & Friends First: So, here is the FDA’s side of the story. Because data show these treatments are highly unlikely to be active against the omicron variant, which is estimated to account for more than 99% of cases in the U.S. as of January 15th, these treatments are not authorized for use. What is your response to that?

CFO Patronis: … This is nothing new that we have seen with this administration. Playing games with Florida. One thing I’ve learned over the last year is political science wins over real science all the time… This is exactly why my office filed a freedom of information act to try to get to the bottom of this… I need as many weapons on the table dealing with covid as we can have.

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Fox & Friends First: So, what is Florida doing about this to fight back and get these treatments?

CFO Patronis: Well, we’re going to get the facts…We got our first response from the federal government when it comes to the freedom of information act. Their response is how much money do you want to spend? Folks, that’s not how this works…We’re going to get answers because the citizens of the state of Florida are taxpayers just like the citizens of New York state.

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