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Covid-19 update: Did Sweden have a choice?

Topshot, Brazil: Elisabete Nagata hugs her 76-year-old sister-in-law Luiza Nagata, through a transparent plastic curtain at a senior nursing home (Photo by Nelson Almeida/AFP via Getty Images)

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  • The government has granted the NHS immediate authorisation to use dexamethasone, the 50p a day steroid that Oxford University researchers say can cut Covid-19 deaths by a third for patients on ventilators.

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