As the world continues to search for a cure to coronavirus, the next best thing is a treatment. Some good news on that front. The anti-inflammatory steroid Dexamethasone has been shown to reduce deaths by about 30% for people on ventilators and reduce deaths by about 20% for people in need of supplemental oxygen. The NIH is now recommending this drug to some of the sickest patients hospitalized with coronavirus. To discuss, we spoke to David Fajgenbaum, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Founding Director of the Center for Cytokeen Storm Treatment & Laboratory at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.


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