WHO calls for rapid production of dexamethasone for worst COVID-19 cases


Washington: June 23, 2020 (TNS): World Health Organization (WHO) has called for a rapid increase in production of dexamethasone, a cheap steroid which has been shown to reduce deaths in critically ill coronavirus patients.

WHO Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at a virtual news conference in Geneva, said dexamethasone has life-saving potential for critically ill COVID-19 patients.