What is Dexamethasone, the 1st drug UK scientists say can reduce COVID-19 deaths?

by Health | 17-06-2020 | 246 views

Oxford University trial shows low-cost steroid drug 'dexamethasone' reduced COVID-19 deaths by up to one-third in severely-ill ventilated patients. Anti-inflammatory medicine dexamethasone is used since early 1960s to treat conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and asthma. A total of 2,104 patients received 6mg dexamethasone for ten days and were compared with 4,321 patients receiving usual care.

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