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Episodes Managing the COVID-19 surge

Mayo Clinic medical staff on the ICU floor, working on computer monitors and wearing facemasks

Managing the COVID-19 surge
Dec. 1, 2020

The current COVID-19 surge numbers could worsen in coming days as experts prepare for a post-Thanksgiving holiday increase in cases. Increased positivity rates lead to more people needing hospitalization, straining the health care system and medical staff.

On the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Elie Berbari, chair of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Mayo Clinic, explains how Mayo Clinic is managing staff, supplies and space during the COVID-19 surge.