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This treatment can protect vulnerable people from COVID. But many don’t know about it

Los Angeles Times, March 6, 2022

March 6, 2022

This treatment can protect vulnerable people from COVID. But many don’t know about it

Evusheld has been heralded as a way to armor people who remain highly vulnerable to COVID-19 even after vaccination. … A UCI Health spokesman said its patients had not been billed for Evusheld itself, but providers “are permitted to charge for the handling and clinical administration related to the treatment” and that patients who are referred by outside physicians are evaluated by a UCI Health specialist to ensure the therapy is appropriate for them. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]