Mayo Clinic Q&A: Inflection Point

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Mayo Clinic Q&A: Inflection Point

March 20, 2020

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Inflection Point

This episode is shared from Mayo Clinic Q&A and was recorded on March 19, 2020.

Guest: Greg Poland, MD

Host: Tom Shives, MD and Tracy McCray

Have we acted sufficiently to flatten the curve? When will we know? What does effective safe isolation look like?

Infectious diseases expert Dr. Gregory Poland, a Mayo Clinic infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic’s Vaccine Research Group, answers new questions on COVID-19. How are we as a nation faring? What do you do when someone in your house is sick? 

Dr. Poland discusses preventive measures to stop the spread of the virus, what to do if you do get sick, and the potential for effective treatments and a vaccine.

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