As we know, COVID-19 cases are rising in Northern California. Dr. Vanessa Walker, a critical care physician with Pulmonary Medical Associates says there are fewer people dying from the disease due to three treatment methods:
- Administering steroids
- Avoiding intubation
- Using remdesivir — a medication that is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis
Dr. Walker states that the steroid Decadron is helping people survive through the disease, but that doesn’t mean to go out and ask your primary care provider for Decadron! This is working only for COVID-19 patients!
Read more HERE from our partners at KCRA3!