An ampoule of dexamethasone, one of the drugs in a newly recommended course of treatment that could reduce mortality in the most severe cases of Covid-19. Photo: Reuters
An ampoule of dexamethasone, one of the drugs in a newly recommended course of treatment that could reduce mortality in the most severe cases of Covid-19. Photo: Reuters

WHO expert panel endorses Covid-19 treatment used in Hong Kong involving steroids for most severe cases

  • The findings by the panel, which includes Chinese University Professor David Hui as a member, indicate steroids can prevent up to 9 per cent of fatalities among worst-hit patients
  • The panel warns, however, that the same is not true of less severe cases, which did not respond positively to the treatment

An ampoule of dexamethasone, one of the drugs in a newly recommended course of treatment that could reduce mortality in the most severe cases of Covid-19. Photo: Reuters
An ampoule of dexamethasone, one of the drugs in a newly recommended course of treatment that could reduce mortality in the most severe cases of Covid-19. Photo: Reuters
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