Covid-19, statins for cholesterol reduce the risk of death by half

Covid-19, statins for cholesterol reduce the risk of death by half

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Covid-19, statins for cholesterol reduce the risk of death by half

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Statins Covid cholesterol: the drug used to lower blood fat levels can reduce the risk of death from Coronavirus by more than 40%

Currently in Italy the number of deaths from Covid-19 is extremely low but the widespread diffusion of the Delta variant, which should soon become dominant over the Alpha variant, worries experts. Also for this reason, new therapies are being studied to prevent Coronavirus and make it harmless in case of contagion. A study by the University of California San Diego School of Medicine published in PLOS ONE found that a very popular and commonly used drug could reduce the risk of death from Covid-19 by 40%. This confirms that indeed the Covid-19 is not really a respiratory disease.