Coronavirus Vaccine Updates: UK researchers say the first evidence that a drug (Covid-19 Vaccine) can be effective in protecting patients with Covid-19. The use of a steroid called Dexamethasone Latest News reduced the mortality rate of critically ill patients by one-third. The results were announced on Tuesday and the study will be published soon.
British scientists doing research on the London Corona virus drug have claimed that they have found a drug that can save patients from infection with this dangerous virus. Scientists said that the use of a steroid called dexamethasone reduced the death rate of critically ill patients by up to a third. He also informed that soon a research paper will be published about this medicine.
According to mortality
research, 35% decreased from dexamethasone , the drug was given to 2104 patients and compared to 4321 other patients being treated with normal methods. After the use of the drug, the mortality rate of patients undergoing treatment with ventilator decreased by 35 percent. At the same time, the mortality rate was reduced by 20 percent among the patients who were being given oxygen.
Dexamethasone drug is not too expensive
Researcher Peter Horby of Oxford University said that these are very encouraging results. It clearly helped in reducing the death rate and in oxygen-assisted patients. Therefore, dexamethasone should be used in such patients. Dexamethasone drug is also not expensive and can be used to save lives worldwide.
No use of HCQ drug in corona. In the
recent study, it was said that the hydroxychloroquine used in the treatment of malaria is not useful in the treatment of corona virus. The study included more than 11,000 patients in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.