COVID-19 Daily News: April 24

What is contact tracing, and why is it important in fight against COVID-19?

Contact tracing is the process of finding out who has recently been in close contact with a person infected with a virus, such as SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and reaching out to those people to let them know they may have been exposed and guide them on what to do next. In some cases, that may include self-isolating to prevent further spread.

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How Mayo Clinic is using artificial intelligence in its COVID-19 research

Dr. Andrew Badley is an infectious diseases specialist and leads Mayo Clinic’s COVID-19 Research Task Force. In this Q&A, Dr. Badley answers questions about the task force and the role of artificial intelligence.

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Expert Alert: 5 tips for keeping the momentum going when working out at home

"People have been trying to find normalcy," says Jennifer Noiles, Exos performance director at Mayo Clinic Orthopedic and Sports Medicine in Rochester. "During times of stress, structure is key. Give back to yourself through movement, nourishment and exercise."

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Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Abuse at home – safety planning during COVID-19

On the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Amanda Kubista Owen, a Mayo Clinic social worker, discusses services available to help support people affected by domestic violence and why having a safety plan is important.

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Voluntary public disclosure on the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

Mayo Clinic submitted a financial narrative related to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic to the Electronic Municipal Market Access (EMMA) website on Friday, April 24. EMMA is funded and operated by the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, the self-regulatory organization charged by Congress with promoting a fair and efficient municipal securities market.

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Samantha Rossi

Samantha Rossi is a Digital Marketing Manager at Mayo Clinic Laboratories. She supports marketing strategies for product management and specialty testing. Samantha has worked at Mayo Clinic since 2019.