Pakistan to consider using Dexamethasone critically ill corona patient: Zafar Mirza.


ISLAMABAD -- Special Assistant to Prime Minister on National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Dr. Zafar Mirza has said a technical team in Pakistan will consider using Dexamethasone medicine to treat those critically ill with COVID-19.

In a tweet on Wednesday, he pointed out the World Health Organization (WHO) has welcomed the initial clinical trial results from the United Kingdom that show dexamethasone can be lifesaving for patients who are critically ill with COVID-19.

Dr. Zafar Mirza said it is an old and cheap anti-inflammatory medicine (steroid) and...

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