WHO urges rapid dexamethasone production for coronavirus patients | India News – Times of India

GENEVA: The World Health Organization called Monday for a rapid increase in production of the steroid dexamethasone, after British clinical trials found it has life-saving potential for critically-ill coronavirus patients.
“The next challenge is to increase production and rapidly and equitably distribute dexamethasone worldwide, focusing on where it is needed most,” WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a virtual news conference in Geneva.

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