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Man Who Beat COVID After Receving Last Rites Credits St. Luke’s

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Tom Brugger of Bethlehem Township was living the good life as a 70-something semi-retiree. Healthy and high-energy, his days were a mix of exercise, walks with his wife, Joanne, and a part-time job in bar security. Then COVID hit in March, and their nightmare began. 

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St. Luke’s Treats 500th COVID Patient with Monoclonal Antibodies

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St. Luke’s University Health Network infused its 500th COVID-19 outpatient with monoclonal antibodies; a treatment the network said has helped prevent all Lehigh Valley hospitals from being overwhelmed during the current surge, while allowing certain high-risk patients to recover quickly in the comfort of their own homes.

St. Luke’s Vaccinates 2K Health Care Workers Over Weekend

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With 5,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses safely tucked away at -70 degrees Farenheit, St. Luke’s University Health Network worked with urgency and diligence to vaccinate an estimated 2,000 health care workers through the weekend while preparing for an even larger shipment of vaccines this week.