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Steroids are a powerful Covid-19 treatment. We need to learn to use them better

The Covid-19 pandemic has infected more than 68 million individuals worldwide and killed 1.5 million people, including more than 285,000 Americans. And many hospitals are now running short on beds for the sickest patients.

Approximately one in 25 people with Covid-19 need hospitalization, and about 9 percent of hospitalized Covid-19 patients end up having acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Hospital care does not guarantee survival, with Covid-19 killing about 2.1 percent of people who get it in the US.

We don’t always know why the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes Covid-19 ravages some people so much more horribly than others. But one thing many of these severe patients…

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 Steroids are a powerful Covid-19 treatment. We need to learn to use them better

Doctors must optimize treatments for deadly inflammation in Covid-19 patients to save more lives.

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