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: ReutersAn 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

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
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: ReutersAn 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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