Aspirin tablets spill from a bottle. Photo: Handout Aspirin tablets spill from a bottle. Photo: Handout
Aspirin tablets spill from a bottle. Photo: Handout

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Could blood thinners be a life-saving treatment for Covid-19?

  • Blood clots appear to be associated with a higher risk of dying from the disease, as well as an increased risk of admission to intensive care
  • A recent US study suggests patients prescribed full dose blood thinners had a better chance of survival and lower chance of needing a ventilator

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Aspirin tablets spill from a bottle. Photo: Handout Aspirin tablets spill from a bottle. Photo: Handout
Aspirin tablets spill from a bottle. Photo: Handout
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