Mayo Clinic Q&A

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Mayo Clinic can help you discover how leading researchers address a broad range of COVID-19 questions that are of current interest to healthcare practitioners, as well as the general public and those responsible for their well-being.  This collection is updated in collaboration with Mayo Clinic.


Mayo Clinic Q&A: News Briefing with Dr. Poland
On the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic’s Vaccine Research Group, covers the latest news on the COVID-19 pandemic. (Published 03/20/2020)
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Mayo Clinic Q&A: The Latest on COVID-19
On today's Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious disease expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group, shares the latest information on the COVID-19 pandemic. (Published 03/24/2020)
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Mayo Clinic Q&A: Get Healthy, Stay Healthy Adhering to Social Distancing
As people follow recommendations to stay home and practice social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, questions arise as to how to pass the time. There may be things you can do to help get and stay healthy. (Published 03/25/2020)
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Mayo Clinic Q&A: Point-of-Care Manufacturing to Help Fight COVID-19
When it comes to fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayo Clinic is relying not only on clinicians, but also engineers. Supply chain management and manufacturing capabilities are being readied to help in the fight against COVID-19. (Published 03/26/2020)
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Mayo Clinic Q&A: How Does SARS-CoV-2 Make People Sick?
A novel coronavirus is a new strain that has not been seen before in humans. SARS-Co-V2 is a novel virus, causing the disease COVID-19. Because COVID-19 is a new disease, much is still being learned about how it spreads and the severity of illness it causes. (Published 03/31/2020)
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Mayo Clinic Q&A: CDC Recommends Wearing Cloth Masks in Public
To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now recommends that Americans wear wearing cloth masks in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain. The CDC considers cloth masks an additional, voluntary public health measure. (Published 04/07/2020)
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Mayo Clinic Q&A: Cardiac Risks of Off-Label Drugs to Treat COVID-19
A study published recently in Mayo Clinic Proceedings details information about potential cardiac side effects when using off-label drugs to treat COVID-19. Off-label means the drug has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat a different condition. Some of the off-label drugs being used to treat COVID-19 have a risk of sudden cardiac arrest and death. (Published 04/08/2020)
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Mayo Clinic Q&A: Pregnancy During the COVID-19 Pandemic
COVID-19 is the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Because SARS-CoV-2 is a novel coronavirus, researchers are still learning how the virus affects the body. And this raises questions for pregnant women. Can COVID-19 affect pregnancy? Is breastfeeding safe? How can a pregnant woman protect herself from the disease? (Published 04/10/2020)
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Mayo Clinic Q&A: Emergency Medicine in the Time of COVID-19
Emergency medicine is a specialty that prides itself on a mantra: anyone, anything, anytime. The COVID-19 pandemic has put emergency health care providers and first responders on the front lines, fighting the spread of the virus and caring for critically ill patients. (Published 04/13/2020)
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Mayo Clinic Q&A: Critical Care Units Prepare for COVID-19
An intensive care unit (ICU) is a special unit in a hospital where patients who are very ill can be under constant supervision by their health care team. The COVID-19 pandemic has stressed ICU and critical care units in hot spots where the virus had spread widely. (Published 04/15/2020)
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Mayo Clinic Q&A: How Contact Tracing Can Fight the Spread of COVID-19
Contact tracing is a used to slow community spread of infectious diseases like COVID-19. Contact tracing is the process of finding and reaching out to the people who have been in contact with an infected person. Then close contacts of a person who might have COVID-19 can be isolated or quarantined to lessen further spread of the virus. (Published 04/16/2020)
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Mayo Clinic Q&A: Managing Stress and Anxiety During COVID-19 Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced changes to daily life, and disrupted normal routines at work, at school, and at home. Physical isolation can negatively affect mental health, and constant news coverage can bring fear and anxiety about the disease. How can you best cope in these uncertain times? (Published 04/17/2020)
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Mayo Clinic Q&A: Mayo Clinic Laboratories Launches Serology Testing
A new serology test from Mayo Clinic Laboratories is being used to identify the presence of immune response to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The serology test is intended only to detect antibodies to the virus. It does not diagnose recent or active infection. Mayo Clinic Laboratories also offers a molecular test to diagnose very recent or active infection. Both tests are important tools in the pandemic response. (Published 04/20/2020)
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Mayo Clinic Q&A: Inside Mayo Clinic's COVID-19 Research Task Force
As the SARS-CoV-2 virus spread worldwide, a race began to develop testing protocols and ramp up research. Mayo Clinic's COVID-19 research task force is studying the virus, predicting hot spots, and working towards effective treatments and a vaccine. (Published 04/21/2020)
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Mayo Clinic Q&A: Abuse at Home-Safety Planning During COVID-19
People around the world have been under stay-at-home orders to prevent the spread of coronavirus. While this situation isn't ideal, it can be dangerous for some. For people in abusive situations, the home may not be a safe environment. (Published 04/23/2020)
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Mayo Clinic Q&A: Skin Care for Your Hands, Face During COVID-19
Your best defense against the spread of coronavirus is hand-washing, but frequent hand-washing can deplete the skin of its natural moisture and oils, causing dry and cracked skin. Recommendations to wear face masks also are taking a toll on the skin. Face masks may rub across the nose and behind the ears, which can irritate the skin. What should you do if your skin is becoming dry or sensitive? (Published 04/24/2020)
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Mayo Clinic Q&A: Using Tele-ICU to Support New York Hospital
Using tele-ICU capabilities, Mayo Clinic physicians in critical care medicine are volunteering to support staff at New York-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital, which has been inundated with COVID-19 cases. At this unprecedented time, these two organizations are collaborating and innovating to help patients. (Published 04/27/2020)
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Mayo Clinic Q&A: Respiratory Therapists Play Critical Role in Treating COVID-19 Patients
COVID-19 was first identified late last year with a cluster of pneumonia cases caused by a new coronavirus. The COVID-19 disease process heavily affects the respiratory system, and patients often need oxygen support. The respiratory therapist plays a critical role in managing oxygen levels, placing breathing tubes, and managing the mechanical ventilator, when necessary. (Published 04/28/2020)
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Mayo Clinic Q&A: COVID-19 Questions Answered
Each week, the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast shares the latest information on the COVID-19 pandemic. (Published 04/29/2020)
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