Why is Trump getting drugs reserved for serious coronavirus cases?

Monday 5 October 2020
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With each new day, we're learning a little bit more about the US President's battle with COVID-19. Yesterday, doctors said the president's oxygen level had dropped a couple of times and that he had been put on a steroid drug used in the most severe of COVID cases. So what could his treatment of experimental drugs and now steroids tell us about President Trump's condition? On today's show: * What is going on with President Trump's treatment? * If he's not that sick what could the steroid dexamethasone do instead? * What's happening in Victoria and New South Wales? Also Norman discusses the UK reset on expectations about who'll get a vaccine first, and chats about a study showing that maybe obesity isn't such a risk factor when it comes to COVID. Risk Factors for Hospitalization, Mechanical Ventilation, or Death Among 10131 US Veterans With SARS-CoV-2 Infection https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamanetworkopen/fullarticle/2770946

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