22 October 2020

Going Viral: Dexamethasone works, remdesivir doesn’t

Clinical COVID-19

In this episode of Going Viral, Dr David Lim chats with A/Prof Sanjaya Senanayake about treatments for COVID-19.

In this episode:

– Despite pauses in vaccine trials, progress is satisfactory
– Only dexamethasone has robust evidence as a treatment for acute COVID
– Remdesivir doesn’t work, small chance that regeneron and convalescent plasma might

Host: Dr David Lim, GP

Guest: A/Prof Sanjaya Senanayake, Infectious Diseases Physician; Medical School, ANU

Total time: 34 mins

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