The WHO Says It’s Time to Ramp Up the World’s Dexamethasone Supply

The promising steroid is a ‘reason to celebrate’

In a Covid-19 press briefing on Monday, the World Health Organization (WHO) shared a rare bit of positive news: The cheap and widely available steroid dexamethasone has shown real promise in treating Covid-19, and now it’s time to ramp up the world’s supply.

“Although the data are still preliminary, the recent finding that the steroid dexamethasone has life-saving potential for critically ill Covid-19 patients…



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