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COVID-19 Update San Antonio and Bexar County 8/25/20

August 26, 2020
 

Dr. Barbara Taylor, Infectious Diseases, a member of the Metro Health COVID-19 Health Transition Team, spoke about the updated model used to predict the severity of COVID-19 for September, if current methods of containing the virus by the public are continued. Watch the briefing.


San Antonio Report: The Curve: Coronavirus in San Antonio

August 26, 2020
 

Dr. Barbara Taylor, Infectious Diseases, is quoted about the importance of getting a flu shot to avoid the possibility of contracting the flu and the coronavirus in the fall. Dr. Ramon Cancino, Family and Community Medicine, also recommended that everyone who is able should get the flu shot. It was one of four steps he […]


San Antonio Report: Yes, you can get COVID-19 and the flu at the same time

August 26, 2020
 

Dr. Barbara Taylor, Infectious Diseases, was quoted in the San Antonio Report indicating that you can get COVID-19 and the flu at the same time. Read the story.


San Antonio Report: 4 ways to prepare for flu season in a pandemic

August 26, 2020
 

Dr. Ramon Cancino, a family and community medicine physician, authored a piece for the San Antonio Report addressing the importance of flu shots during the pandemic. Read the commentary.


MedicalXpress Study shows promise for two-day therapy to treat PTSD, improve relationships

August 26, 2020
 

Alan Peterson, PhD, director of the Consortium to Alleviate PTSD (CAP) in the Department of Psychiatry, is quoted in this story about a new study conducted through CAP that shows that a new shortened format of therapy for couples, in which one person is a military member or veteran with military-associated PTSD, is just as […]


Telemundo: Quarantine capsules: The method families use to protect themselves from the coronavirus

August 26, 2020
 

Dr. Barbara Robles-Ramamurthy, Psychiatry, was interviewed for this Spanish-language story about the use of quarantine capsules during the COVID-19 pandemic to minimize the risk of infection. Watch the story.