Blood-thinning drugs found to cut risk of COVID death

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Fri, 2021-02-12 17:39

LONDON: Coronavirus patients given blood-thinning drugs within 24 hours of being admitted to hospitable are less likely to die, according to new research.

A team of scientists from the UK and US studied more than 4,000 COVID-19-related hospital admissions, and found “strong real-world evidence” to support guidelines that recommend blood-thinners be administered to newly admitted patients as a preventive measure.

Coronavirus patients given blood-thinning drugs within 24 hours of being admitted to hospitable are less likely to die. (Shutterstock/Illustrative)
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