Items Tagged ‘covid-19’

June 8, 2020

Unanswered Questions Drive Convalescent Plasma Research

By Susan Murphy Susan Murphy (@susanmurphy)

By Sara Tiner On Saturday, March 14, in southwest Wisconsin, a woman was working in her yard, raking and clearing the first spring weeds. She coughed a bit during the day, and felt some achiness in her lower back, some fatigue. It was in the high 30s that day, but she was warm when she […]

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May 18, 2020

Mayo Clinic COVID-19 research news

By Susan Murphy Susan Murphy (@susanmurphy)

Early indicators: Investigational convalescent plasma is safe for patients with COVID-19 Mayo Clinic and collaborators have reported safety data on the first 5,000 hospitalized patients transfused with investigational convalescent plasma as part of the Food and Drug Administration’s national Expanded Access Program (EAP) for COVID-19. The early indicators suggest experimental convalescent plasma is safe in treating severely ill […]

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April 13, 2020

Mayo Clinic researchers provide updates, advice on COVID-19 pandemic

By Susan Murphy Susan Murphy (@susanmurphy)

By Mayo Clinic News Network Mayo Clinic doctors, researchers and staff are doing extraordinary work in the response against the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is the latest update: 100 days of COVID-19: Mayo Clinic expert discusses how far we’ve come and what lies ahead It has been 100 days since the World Health Organization (WHO) was first notified about […]

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April 8, 2020

Mayo Clinic experts offer advise and tips on coping with COVID-19

By Susan Murphy Susan Murphy (@susanmurphy)

By Mayo Clinic News Network Mayo Clinic doctors and researchers are providing daily updates and information to help keep people healthy and safe.  Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: 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 […]

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March 24, 2020

Mayo Clinic scientists and doctors give advise, updates on COVID-19 pandemic

By Susan Murphy Susan Murphy (@susanmurphy)

By Mayo Clinic News Network In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayo Clinic doctors and researchers are providing daily updates and information to help keep people healthy and safe. What happens to your body when you have COVID-19? As the number of cases of COVID-19 rises, experts continue to learn more about the disease. They know that symptoms […]

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March 20, 2020

Mayo Clinic COVID-19 update: testing expands, patients connect, doctors advise on symptoms

By Susan Murphy Susan Murphy (@susanmurphy)

By Mayo Clinic News Network Mayo Clinic Laboratories significantly expands testing capability for the COVID-19 virus  Mayo Clinic has significantly expanded its capacity to test clinical samples for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. With new equipment that went online Tuesday, Mayo Clinic Laboratories now has the capacity to process COVID-19 test samples from all Mayo Clinic sites. […]

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March 19, 2020

As COVID-19 pandemic evolves, Mayo Clinic experts explain when to seek care, who is at greater risk

By Susan Murphy Susan Murphy (@susanmurphy)

By Mayo Clinic News Network In response to the progression of COVID-19 (coronavirus), Mayo Clinic is committed to helping you stay informed. Here are some of the ways our researchers, physicians and staff are working relentlessly to mitigate the impacts of this pandemic, and steps you and your family can take to stay healthy. What to […]

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March 13, 2020

Mayo Clinic working to mitigate impacts of COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic

By Susan Murphy Susan Murphy (@susanmurphy)

By Mayo Clinic News Network In response to the progression of COVID-19 (coronavirus), Mayo Clinic is committed to helping you stay informed. Here are some of the ways our researchers, physicians and staff are working relentlessly to mitigate the impacts of this pandemic, and steps you and your family can take to stay healthy. Mayo […]

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