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“President Trump has always made certain that Louisiana gets the resources we need to fight COVID-19. We’re thankful for this supply of remdesivir and for the lives it will help.”

MADISONVILLE, La. – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) released the following statement on President Donald Trump’s securing a shipment of the coronavirus therapeutic remdesivir to help treat patients in Louisiana.

“President Trump has always made certain that Louisiana gets the resources we need to fight COVID-19. We’re thankful for this supply of remdesivir and for the lives it will help,” said Kennedy.

On July 13, Louisiana will receive 60 cases of remdesivir, which the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given emergency use authorization for treating hospitalized coronavirus patients.