OREANDA-NEWS. Treatment of US citizens from coronavirus infection with a drug of the company Regeneron Pharmaceuticals will be free, now the country’s authorities are working on this, American President Donald Trump said.

The White House is working to make drugs of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly and Company, which make similar antibody-based medicine, free to those in need, the head of state claimed during a speech in Wisconsin broadcast on his YouTube channel.

Trump told that during the period of treatment for coronavirus he received the mentioned drug. According to Trump, at the time of admission to the hospital, he was not feeling well, but after taking the medicine he felt better.

Earlier, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said that Americans should receive the COVID-19 vaccine for free. He stressed that if he wins the upcoming election, he will ensure the mass production of the drug.