Low-cost dexamethasone reduces death by up to one third in hospitalised patients with severe respiratory complications of COVID-19

In March 2020, the RECOVERY (Randomised Evaluation of COVid-19 thERapY) trial was established as a randomised clinical trial to test a range of potential treatments for COVID-19, including low-dose dexamethasone (a steroid treatment). Over 11,500 patients have been enrolled from over 175 NHS hospitals in the UK.

Low-cost dexamethasone reduces death by up to one third in hospitalised patients with severe respiratory complications of COVID-19
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