COVID-19 Daily News: March 24
Mayo Clinic Q&A Podcast: The Latest on COVID-19
Dr. Poland discusses the importance of testing for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19; work being done on antiviral medications; and how long social distancing might need to last.
Do You Know How To Take Your Temperature?
Always use a digital thermometer to check your temperature. Because of the potential for mercury exposure or ingestion, glass mercury thermometers have been phased out and are no longer recommended.
What Smokers Should Know About COVID-19
Everyone is at risk of contracting COVID-19. The illness is particularly dangerous for people with underlying conditions, such as heart or lung disease. Dr. Neal Patel, a Mayo Clinic pulmonologist and critical care medicine specialist, says people who smoke tobacco products, e-cigarettes or marijuana also may be at increased risk of becoming very sick if they contract the virus.
3D Anatomic Modeling Lab Prints Model of Virus that Causes COVID-19
ROCHESTER, Minn. ― To help in educating the public and in the hope of better conveying the seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 3D Anatomic Modeling Lab at Mayo Clinic in Rochester has printed a 3D model of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 infection.
COVID-19: Eating, Moving and Meditating are Keys to Staying Healthy
Dr. Elizabeth Cozine, a Mayo Clinic family medicine physician, offers these tips for staying healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.