WHO moves to update Covid-19 guidance after 'major breakthrough' in drug study

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The World Health Organization (WHO) said it was moving to update its guidelines on treating people stricken with Covid-19 to reflect results of a clinical trial that showed a cheap, common steroid can help save critically ill patients. Trial results announced on Tuesday by researchers in Britain showed dexamethasone, used since...
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Steroid hailed as 'breakthrough' COVID-19 drug
[NFA] A cheap and widely-used steroid called dexamethasone has become the first drug shown to be able to save the lives of COVID-19 patients in what scientists said is a "major breakthrough" in the coronavirus pandemic. This report produced by Chris Dignam.

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