Health

COVID-19: First line of defence or last resort?

Life-saving steroids were used indiscriminately during the pandemic’s second wave, but they can have lethal side effects. A DTE series on steroid misuse witnessed across the country 

 
By Banjot Kaur
Published: Monday 04 October 2021

COVID-19: How steroids were an unnecessary burden during the second wave


Steroids are essential in fighting infectious diseases. Used recklessly, they can cause life-threatening side effects like mucormycosis, as seen in the pandemic’s second wave
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