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Nurse become first to receive 'antibody cocktail' which she says 'gives us hope'

An intensive care nurse has become the first to receive a new "antibody cocktail" for people who cannot be vaccinated.

Karen Simeson said the injection, developed by British drugs firm AstraZeneca, "gives us some hope" that normality will soon return.

The treatment is meant for people who are cannot have the vaccine because they are already sick or are old and have a weakened immune system.

The jab will be administered to 1,000 people in the UK as part of a trial programme.

It has the potential

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