An electron micrograph shows a cell infected with coronavirus particles. A new study has found blood thinners could benefit the most severely ill patients. Photo: EPA-EFE

Blood thinners may help sickest Covid-19 patients survive, US study finds

  • Researchers looked at cases where anticoagulants had been given in New York City hospitals
  • Of those on ventilators, patients given the medicine had a 29 per cent mortality rate. But it was 63 per cent for those who didn’t get blood thinners
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
An electron micrograph shows a cell infected with coronavirus particles. A new study has found blood thinners could benefit the most severely ill patients. Photo: EPA-EFE
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