Long School of Medicine

Newsweek: Child coronavirus cases spiked by 90 percent. It’s likely down to two key reasons

August 13, 2020

Dr. Alvaro Moreira, Pediatrics, spoke to Newsweek about the possible causes of the summertime spike in COVID-19 cases in children: one, children must provide proof they are coronavirus-free before they can attend summer camps and daycare centers and, two, families may be seeking tests reacting to news of a dangerous and life-threatening complication of COVID-19 […]

WQAD TV: Using tree bark to attack tumors

August 13, 2020

WQAD, a television station in Moline, Ill., aired the Ivanhoe Broadcast News story about research conducted by Darpan Patel, PhD, associate professor of research in the School of Nursing, and Pratap Kumar, PhD, from the Department of Molecular Medicine. The researchers decided to test cork tree bark extract, also called Nexrutine, to fight dangerous body […]

Texas Public Radio: Masks, myths, morbidity: Experts answer your COVID-19 questions

August 13, 2020

Dr. Jan Patterson, Infectious Diseases, was a guest on Texas Public Radio’s “The Source” answering various questions about COVID-19 including topics such as vaccine development, masking, myths and morbidity. Listen to the interview.

San Antonio Express-News: UT Health San Antonio, University Hospital begin 3rd-stage study of COVID-19 treatment

August 13, 2020

Dr. Tom Patterson, Infectious Diseases, is featured on the front page of the Business section of the San Antonio Express-News about UT Health San Antonio being, along with our partner, University Hospital, one of the first sites in the nation to begin the third phase of clinical trials for remdesivir, an experimental COVID-19 treatment; remdesivir […]

WINK News: Some COVID-19 patients could need rehabilitation to fully recover

August 13, 2020

Dr. Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, is interviewed by WINK News, Naples/Ft Myers, on her leading efforts to open the first COVID-19 recovery clinic to help fight long-term effects of fatigue, headaches, joint pains and inability to exercise in the survivors. Read and watch the story.

KSAT 12: UT Health San Antonio expert: 1 in 5 young, healthy athletes risk serious COVID-19 infection

August 12, 2020

Dr. Fred Campbell, General and Hospital Medicine, spoke about the risks of COVID-19 infection among healthy teenagers as the high school football season nears. Read and watch the story.