COVID-19 weekly news: April 11-17

Mayo Clinic Minute: Why women’s risk of heart disease increased during the pandemic

The quarantine period forced millions to stay home, work from home, take on the role of teacher and supervise their children's education. Those added layers also meant women lost time taking care of themselves. And many women continue to take on those challenges.

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Confused about when to get your second COVID-19 booster vaccination? Mayo Clinic expert answers common questions

Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expanded eligibility for a second COVID-19 booster to adults 50 and older, as well as people 12 and older who are immunosuppressed. Booster vaccinations are safe and increase protection from COVID-19, especially for those who are immunosuppressed and those who are older with underlying conditions.

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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.