Holy Name Medical Center's monoclonal antibody treatment center is featured in a special exclusive look by NBC Today Show correspondent Vicky Nguyen. Dr. Thomas Birch, medical director of the Institute for Clinical Research, says he has seen dramatic turn-arounds in patients with COVID-19.
We’re far from done with this health crisis. Hope has arrived in a slow, steady rollout of vaccines and New Jersey’s own Johnson & Johnson one-shot serum coming to market; the first doses were put in arms at churches, community centers and hospitals across the state Thursday. shot serum coming to market; the first doses were put in arms at churches, community centers and hospitals across the state Thursday.
The U.S. has reached a grim milestone. 500,000 deaths due to COVID-19. The numbers can't describe the incredible pain and loss families are feeling. Holy Name chief nursing officer Michele Acito knows that pain too well and talks about her mother-in-law after she was brought into the medical center with COVID-19.
Dr. Adam Jarrett, chief medical officer of Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, says that his hospital currently gets only one type of COVID-19 vaccine at a time, but that even when vaccination lines can stretch around the building some patients have demanded the right to choose which vaccine they should be given.