COVID-19 treatment breakthrough
GPs can now prescribe inhaled budesonide, a common corticosteroid, as a COVID-19 treatment for some patients at home and on a case-by-case basis, following the publication of the PRINCIPLE trial's interim findings in 1,779 participants.
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