How do steroids work against COVID? | Ask CIDD

How do steroids work against COVID? | Ask CIDD

Steroid treatments have been mentioned in the news lately as potential medical interventions for certain persons infected with COVID-19. CIDD Director Dr. Elizabeth McGraw explains how a steroidal medicine works, why it's used, and what risk factors present in patients that might lead doctors to consider it as a treatment. To see more coronavirus questions answered by experts at the CIDD, submit a question of your own, or learn how you can do your part to #flattenthecurve, visit http://askcidd.psu.edu