April 8, 2020

Mayo Clinic COVID-19 News Media Coverage for April 8, 2020

By Emily Blahnik

CNBC, Mayo Clinic CEO says convalescent plasma could be effective treatment for coronavirus

FOX News, Mayo Clinic launches trials of blood test to detect who has recovered and might have immunity to coronavirus

FOX Business, Potential coronavirus treatment hydroxychloroquine comes with cardiac risk: Mayo Clinic genetic cardiologist. Additional coverage: MSN, Yahoo! Finance

NBC News, Mayo Clinic cardiologist: 'Inexcusable' to ignore hydroxychloroquine side effects

NBC News, Plasma treatment being tested in New York may be coronavirus 'game changer'

New York Times, Opinion | When Will There Be a Treatment for the Coronavirus?

Wall Street Journal, In Critical Coronavirus Cases, Doctors Turn to Last-Ditch Lung Support

Wall Street Journal, Survivors of Coronavirus Face an Uncertain Road Back to Normal

Los Angeles Times, Coronavirus patients can benefit from blood of the recovered, new study shows

Yahoo! Lifestyle, CDC: Coronavirus is more prevalent in young boys than girls

NY Daily News, Medical group endorses hydroxychloroquine for ‘sufficiently severe’ coronavirus patients. Additional coverage: Philadelphia Inquirer

Chicago Tribune, COVID-19 explains what soap does to the virus. Additional coverage: Boston Herald

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Mayo Clinic expert answers questions about masks after CDC

Daily Mail, Self-driving vans are ferrying coronavirus tests from drive-thru locations in Florida to the Mayo Clinic campus in order to minimize exposure and free up healthcare workers. Additional coverage: Florida Times-Union, Business Insider, Panama City News Herald, New Atlas, TechSpot, Car and Driver, The Verge, KADN FOX

FOX 5 Washington DC, Doctor Elvis Francois chats with FOX 5 about his viral video that raised spirits amid coronavirus outbreak

Twin Cities Business, Mayo to Test Plasma Treatment for Covid-19. Additional coverage: KARE 11

KARE 11 (Twin Cities), FDA names Mayo Clinic to lead national plasma program. Additional coverage: Post-Bulletin, MinnPost

Rochester Post-Bulletin, Mayo looks for plasma donors for a 'hopeful' strategy. Additional coverage: KAAL

West Central Tribune (SE Minnesota), Minnesota coronavirus testing now nearly entirely private

KAAL (SE Minnesota), Blood demand loosens gay blood donation restrictions

KROC-Radio (SE Minnesota), Lake City Firm and Mayo Clinic Producing PPE For Mayo Staff

Med City Beat (SE Minnesota), Mayo Clinic: all employees should wear face masks. Additional coverage: KTOE-Radio

First Coast News, Doctors say bar soap is more effective than liquid soap, hand sanitizer

First Coast News, Mayo Clinic accepting letters of encouragement to staff

First Coast News, Once I wear my mask, is it safe to throw it in my wash machine?

WFLA Tampa, Coronavirus testing: Some rapid tests more accurate than others, initial research shows

KTVK Arizona, Group of Chinese Arizonans carefully inspects, donates medical masks ordered from China

Arizona Republic, Arizona pilot program to start collecting plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients

Arizona Republic, Immunocompromised? Here's how you can better protect yourself from COVID-19

FOX 10 Phoenix, Mayo Clinic wants recovered COVID-19 patients to donate plasma to help those still battling the disease

Mankato Free Press, COVID-19: Partnering to stay safe, healthy, informed

Mankato Free Press, What to expect when expecting during a pandemic

Albert Lea Tribune, COVID-19 cases rise to 11 in Freeborn County

KNSI Radio (Minnesota), COVID-19 could pose a threat to those with epilepsy

WXOW La Crosse, Spotting the differences between COVID-19 and seasonal allergies

Greater Milwaukee Today, COVID-19: Advice for caring for people with Alzheimer’s disease, mild cognitive impairment

Greater Milwaukee Today, COVID-19: Tips to reduce migraines for those susceptible to stress

Greater Milwaukee Today, Mayo Clinic Q&A: Poor lung health appears to play a role in deaths related to COVID-19

HealthDay, Why Will It Take So Long for a COVID-19 Vaccine? Additional coverage: US News & World Report

Healthline, Don’t Rely on Supplements to Treat or Prevent COVID-19

CTV News, COVID-19 seems to be hitting smokers more severely, scientists warn

BBC Mundo, Coronavirus | Qué es el "plasma convaleciente", el tratamiento experimental con trasfusiones de plasma que puede salvarle la vida a pacientes de covid-19

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Editors: Emily BlahnikKarl Oestreich

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