COVID-19 weekly news: April 25-May 1

COVID-19 shines a spotlight on laboratory professionals’ vital role in health care

Over the last two years, clinical laboratory professionals have shown extraordinary dedication in the fight against COVID-19. Their commitment and hard work during this difficult time has made a difference in the lives of people across the globe. 

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Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: COVID-19 news update

An estimated 3 out of 4 U.S. children and more than half of all adults have been infected with COVID-19, according to a report released on Tuesday, April 26 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But a Mayo Clinic expert says more information is needed to get the complete picture.

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Mayo Clinic Minute: Mental health needs rise as pandemic fluctuates

As COVID-19 infection cases continue to fluctuate, one area that medical experts continue to see an increased need for is mental health care.

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Meghann Southwick

Meghann Southwick is a marketing specialist for Mayo Clinic Laboratories. She has worked at Mayo Clinic since 2021.