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The President Took A Rare Combination Of COVID-19 Drugs. Will It Help?

After testing positive for COVID-19 last week, President Trump was given three drugs in various phases of testing: an antiviral, monoclonal antibodies and a steroid. On this week’s episode of PODCAST-19, we discuss what happens when all three are combined and why the average American can’t expect to receive the same treatment.

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Anna Rothschild is FiveThirtyEight’s senior producer for video.

Sinduja Srinivasan is PODCAST-19’s producer.