Nigeria Begins Trial Of Dexamethasone, Covid-19 Life-saving Drug.

On Thursday, Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, announced that the country will begin trials of Dexamethasone For COVID-19 patients.

Medical researchers in the U.K had earlier announced that Dexamethasone, a cheap and widely available drug was effective for patients seriously down with COVID-19.

Revealing that the drug has reduced COVID-19 deaths risk.

Dexamethasone reduced death risk for patients in ventilators by one-third and oxygen by one fifth. U.K Prime Minister, Boris Johnson affirmed.

Speaking at the PTF’s COVID-19 daily briefing on Thursday in Abuja, Ehanire said health officials in Nigeria will be directed to consider the drug for their trials and see how it works.

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