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Positive in a pandemic: old drugs, new tricks

Positive in a pandemic: old drugs, new tricks

By Neil Thornton + Jack Ratcliffe

Searching for positivity in a pandemic isn&apost the easiest. So we&aposre here to help!

In this episode, we look at dexamethasone, a steroid first produced in the 60s that&aposs been part of the Recovery Trial, a huge global study on the effects of certain drugs in helping COVID-19 patients battle the disease.

We hope you&aposre all keeping well and that you and your loved ones are safe. We are in this together! #StayHome


Keep up to date with us over on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter (@agoodgoodthing) and don&apost forget to rate, review and then subscribe so you don&apost miss the next episode.

About your hosts


A New Media artist currently undertaking a PhD in virtual reality, Jack is motivated by the positive impact technology can have on our day to day lives both operationally and emotionally. Outside of PhDs and podcasting, Jack is a proud dad to three turtles and an ever-growing number of house plants. Find Jack at @jacktionman on Instagram and Twitter


A digital content editor by day, Neil is also a men’s lifestyle blogger at where he covers a range of topics from travel and style to health and mental well-being. You’ll never find him too far from a coffee. Find Neil at @Whatneildid on Instagram and Twitter

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