November 18, 2020

Mayo Clinic News Media Coverage for November 18, 2020

By Emily Blahnik

Associated Press, Mayo says beds full in northwest region of Wisconsin. Additional coverage: WCCO, FOX News, Pioneer Press, KMSP, Chicago Tribune, Becker’s Hospital Review, WEAU, WQOW, Volume One,, Wisconsin Radio Network, Up North News, FOX 10 Phoenix, WTOP, Star Tribune, KTTC, KSTP, KAAL

Associated Press, FDA Allows 1st Rapid Coronavirus Test That Gives Results At Home. Additional coverage: KTTC, HuffPost, Star Tribune, Pioneer Press

Associated Press, Academics, video game makers team up in rare collaboration. Additional coverage: Washington Post, Star Tribune, KAAL

Wall Street Journal, Record Covid-19 Hospitalizations Strain System Again

Wall Street Journal, Doctors Apply Covid-19 Lessons Learned as U.S. Cases Surge

Wall Street Journal, Airport Safety Tips in the Age of Covid

Wall Street Journal, The Foods to Boost Your Energy Levels and Immune System as We Head Into Covid Winter

CNN, US hospitals approach "crisis level" as some reach capacity and others face threats of strike

CNN, Antibiotic use in babies linked to allergies, asthma and other conditions, study finds. Additional coverage: Post-Bulletin, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Philly Voice,, Daily Mail

NPR, Nurses Are Under Pressure As Hospitals Strain To Meet Pandemic Demands

NPR, A Rush On Coronavirus Testing Strains Laboratories, Drives Supply Shortages

New York Times, A Tough Call for Families: How to Spend Thanksgiving

New York Times, How Pediatricians Are Fending Off Coronavirus Myths

New York Times, China’s New Testing Policy for Travelers Is Problematic, Experts Say

Bloomberg, Covid’s Rampage Means No Medical Cavalry Coming to the Rescue

BBC World Service, Covid Vaccine ‘90% effective’

Yahoo!, Moderna vaccine suggests COVID-19 may be easily 'vaccinatable'

Yahoo!, Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine has ‘competitive advantage’ over Pfizer's — here’s why

Forbes, New Law Shows How Dentists Can Safely Operate During The Pandemic & Even Help Fight Covid-19

FOX News, Wisconsin creates ‘critically high’ coronavirus activity category amid surge in cases

FOX News, Already had coronavirus? Why you should still wear a mask

Good Morning America, Mom returns home after over 100 days battling COVID-19 in hospital

Star Tribune, Record 56 COVID-19 deaths reported Wednesday in Minnesota

Star Tribune, Minnesota receiving drug to prevent COVID-19 hospitalizations

Star Tribune, Minnesota COVID-19 cases soaring as families make Thanksgiving plans

Star Tribune, Minnesotans are decking the halls weeks ahead of the holidays, hoping to boost spirits. Additional coverage: Seattle Times

Pioneer Press, Literary pick of the week: Doctor dissects the health care system in ‘Why We Revolt’

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, Mayo Clinic establishes new fund for racial equity — and is looking to Minnesota nonprofits to fund

Mpls/St. Paul Magazine, How COVID May Worsen Seasonal Affective Disorder

The Current, Wellness Wednesday: Mayo Clinic's Chad Asplund on winter fitness

MPR News, 'There aren’t enough of us to fill that need': As hospitals fill, staffing becomes biggest challenge. Additional coverage: Albert Lea Tribune

MPR News, New COVID-19 antibody treatment makes its way to Minnesota

KARE 11, Health officials say obesity may lead to severe COVID-19 symptoms. Additional coverage: WCCO, KAAL

KARE 11, Mayo Clinic DNA study aims to unlock mystery surrounding COVID-19 outcomes

WCCO, New Mayo Clinic Voice Test Could Detect COVID

Post-Bulletin, Six things to consider if still going ahead with a Thanksgiving gathering

Post-Bulletin, Mayo Clinic mulls office space as more employees work from home

Post-Bulletin, Over 900 Mayo staff have gotten COVID-19 in past two weeks. Additional coverage: KAAL, KTTC, KRFO-Radio, Pioneer Press

KTTC, Minnesota reeling after single-day COVID-19 death record high

KTTC, Graham Park drive-thru testing site to close, new sites opening in Rochester

KTTC, Health experts push for more Minnesotans to get flu shot. Additional coverage: KAAL, Austin Daily Herald,

KAAL, COVID-19 test comparison

KAAL, Mayo Clinic extends hours of operation at COVID-19 testing locations across SE Minnesota

KIMT, Should young adults travel during the holidays? A Dr. weighs in

KEYC Mankato, Mayo Clinic Health System implements no-visitor policy for hospital, ER patients Additional coverage: KTOE-Radio

KEYC Mankato, Moderna says its COVID-19 vaccine is nearly 95% effective

KEYC Mankato, Mankato local shares COVID-19 story in hopes to reduce stigma

Mankato Free Press, COVID hospitalizations climbing in south-central Minnesota

Mankato Free Press, Girl Scout troop donates blankets for children's ambulance rides

Belle Plaine Herald, Mayo Physician Explains Procedures at B.P. COVID-19 Testing Center

Albert Lea Tribune, 10 COVID-19 myths debunked by Mayo Clinic. Additional coverage: NWI Times

Albert Lea Tribune, Veterans to be honored by Mayo Clinic Health System, Screen time increases with pandemic adjustments

UpNorthNews, Mayo Nursing Administrators Are Being Asked to Work Nursing Shifts

La Crosse Tribune, Mayo experts break down COVID-19 misconceptions, quarantine vs. isolation guidelines

La Crosse Tribune, Gundersen, Mayo open additional COVID units as hospitalizations reach "unprecedented numbers"

La Crosse Tribune, Mayo discontinuing Big Blue Dragon Boat Festival following 2020 cancellation due to COVID-19. Additional coverage: WIZM-Radio, WXOW La Crosse, WKBT La Crosse

La Crosse Tribune, As COVID-19 cases spike, La Crosse hospitals facing an uphill crisis

WPR, State-Run 'Alternate Care Facility' Has 15 COVID-19 Patients, As Wisconsin Hospitals Near Capacity

WPR, Newsmakers – Mayo Clinic Health System

WKBT La Crosse, Staying positive during this COVID-19 holiday season

WKBT La Crosse, La Crosse County: Western Wisconsin facing COVID-19 crisis, 28th resident has died of virus

WKBT La Crosse, "We get to a point where we're just tapped out," Local health systems struggle with rising COVID-19 hospitalizations

WKBT La Crosse, Join pediatrician Dr. Kundan Verma for Coffee & Conversation in virtual event

WKBT La Crosse, Flu vaccination rate up at Mayo Clinic Health System ahead of flu season

WKBT La Crosse, "All of our hospitals are really stretched" Mayo Clinic staff raise concern over increasing COVID-19 cases

WKBT La Crosse, La Crosse healthcare systems adding more COVID units to accommodate virus case surge and hospitalizations

WKBT La Crosse, Temperature checks not effective tool for COVID-19 screenings, health experts say

WXOW La Crosse, Doctors urging smokers, vapers to drop habits with ongoing pandemic. Additional coverage: WIZM-Radio

WQOW Eau Claire, Frontline workers react to hospitals nearing capacity

WEAU Eau Claire, Health experts offer tips on celebrating Thanksgiving this year

Spectrum News 1, Study Shows Correlation Between COVID-19 and Mental Illness Diagnosis

Spectrum News 1, Obesity More Than Doubles Chances of Coronavirus Hospitalization. Additional coverage: WKBT La Crosse, South Florida Reporter

Spectrum News 1, Breast Cancer Screenings Down During Pandemic

Spectrum News 1, A Look At Some Of Wisconsin’s Alarming COVID-19 Trends

Florida Times-Union, Mayo Clinic, employees to help Northeast Florida nonprofits boost racial equity

First Coast News, Doctors caution against in-person holidays amid COVID-19 and flu season

First Coast News, First Coast woman searches for kidney donor to help keep her alive

Action News Jax, Amid rising COVID-19 cases, experts warn against large gatherings for Thanksgiving

News4Jax, Movember Is More Than Mustaches

South Florida Reporter, COVID-19 And The Holidays: 5 Things To Consider Before Participating In Group Gatherings

US News & World Report, How to Be a Living Liver Donor. Additional coverage: HealthDay

Popular Science, Why you should think twice before opting for a valved N95 mask, Hormone Therapy Saved Me from Mood Swings and Hot Flashes

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Expert tips on how to have a safe Thanksgiving dinner amid COVID-19

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, We’re worn out

Cleveland Plain Dealer, High quality N-95 masks not practical for widespread use in controlling the spread of coronavirus

Legal Reader, Google, Mayo Clinic Team Up to Implement Medical AI Technology

The Cancer Letter, David A. Ahlquist, pioneer of cancer screening, dies at 69

MedPage Today, 'Virtual Hospital' Model Passes Test in COVID-19 Patients

mHealthIntelligence, Telehealth Helps The Mayo Clinic Adjust to a New Healthcare Ecosystem

Health, Why Are Black Women More Likely To Suffer Hypertension? Researchers Point to Discrimination

Fierce Healthcare, Mayo, Intermountain navigate ‘wild west’ of starting Hospital at Home during COVID-19 pandemic

Healthcare IT News, Change Healthcare unveils new SDOH analytics tools

Healthcare IT News, Most clinicians can't access telehealth directly from EHRs

Medscape, 'Test All Patients With Cancer': 1 in 8 Have Inherited Mutations

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News, Blood Biomarker Measures Brain Injury in Stroke Patients

ISRAEL21C, Diagnosing lung hypertension over the phone

Gulf News, Antibiotic use in under-2s linked with autism, allergies and obesity

Arab News, Flu season poses challenge for Arab region amid COVID-19 pandemic

CNA Lifestyle, You risk a second fracture after breaking a bone – here's how to prevent it

R7 Brazil, Mulher faz cirurgia para reconstruir nariz após tratamento contra câncer de pele

UOL, Covid-19: grávidas têm maior risco de quadros graves e infecções

Meganoticias, Vitamin D and COVID-19

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