COVID treatment developed in the NHS saves a million lives

COVID treatment developed in the NHS saves a million lives

Posted On: 23/03/2021

Dexamethasone, an inexpensive and widely available steroid, has saved around one million lives worldwide since its discovery as an effective treatment for COVID-19 in a clinical trial in the NHS. New figures, published today, show that use of the drug has so far saved 22,000 lives in the UK and an estimated one million worldwide. […]