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Coronavirus: Dexamethasone proves first life-saving drug

It’s being called a major breakthrough in the fight against Covid-19.

Dexamethasone, a cheap and widely available steroid, cut the risk of death by a third for patients on ventilators

The English Premier League returns after a three month absence because of the pandemic.

Plus, Covid-19 means the first ever gay pride parade in the Horn of Africa will happen online.

(Photo: a box of Dexamethasone. Credit: Getty Images)

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