Corticosteroids deemed an ‘effective, inexpensive and safe treatment’ for severe COVID-19

Ken BellLTC News

Yahoo (09/02/2020) – The World Health Organization released official guidance on Wednesday recommending that doctors use corticosteroids to treat “severe and critical COVID-19 patients,” a decision timed to the release of a major meta-analysis of research in JAMA showing that the anti-inflammatory drug — used to treat conditions like arthritis — is capable of reducing the mortality rate for COVID-19 patients by as much as a third. Full story »