(LONDON) #Coronavirus Treatment Report: Drug widely available on ‘ pharmacy ‘ shelves ‘ Dexamethasone ‘ has been found to cut the risk of death by 1/3rd of people on ventilators and those on oxygen by 1/5th and could be helpful to poorer people as it been around PM Boris said since ear ly 60’s #AceHealthDesk report | Ace News Services

June.17: A cheap and widely available drug can help save the lives of patients seriously ill with #coronavirus The low-dose steroid treatment dexamethasone is a major breakthrough in the fight against the deadly virus, UK experts say: The drug is part of the world’s biggest trial testing existing treatments to see if they also work for coronavirus: It cut the risk of death by a third for patients on ventilators. For those on oxygen, it cut deaths by a fifth: Had the drug had been used to treat patients in the UK from the start of the pandemic, up to 5,000 lives could have been saved, researchers say: And it could be of huge benefit in poorer countries with high numbers of #Covid19 patients:#Coronavirus Report: Dexamethasone proves first life-saving drug according to BBC Health News And Gov.UK on Tuesday:

Source: (LONDON) #Coronavirus Treatment Report: Drug widely available on ‘ pharmacy ‘ shelves ‘ Dexamethasone ‘ has been found to cut the risk of death by 1/3rd of people on ventilators and those on oxygen by 1/5th and could be helpful to poorer people as it been around PM Boris said since ear ly 60’s #AceHealthDesk report | Ace News Services