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WHO moves to update Covid-19 guidance for critically ill patients

Trial results by researchers in Britain show steroid dexamethasone can cut death rates by about a third


THE World Health Organization (WHO) said it was moving to update its guidelines on treating people stricken with Covid-19 to reflect results of a clinical trial that showed a cheap, common steroid can help save critically ill patients.

Trial results announced on Tuesday by...

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