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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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.