Long School of Medicine

News 4: Travelers taking extra precautions during holiday season

November 24, 2020
 

Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases, was interviewed by News 4 San Antonio about holiday travel and COVID-19. Read and watch the story.


Fo 29: Travelers taking extra precautions during holiday season

November 24, 2020
 

Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases, was interviewed by Fox 29 San Antonio about holiday travel and COVID-19. Read and watch the story.


San Antonio Report: Health expert: A negative COVID-19 test is not a pass for Thanksgiving

November 24, 2020
 

Dr. Jan Patterson, Infectious Diseases, spoke with the San Antonio Report, noting that even the most reliable tests can result in what is essentially a false negative if they are taken too soon after exposure — the coronavirus has a 14-day incubation period. Read the story.


News 4: Doctors: Don’t let your guard down against COVID-19, especially during the holidays

November 24, 2020
 

Dr. Barbara Taylor, Infectious Diseases, contributed to the Evening Break segment on News 4 San Antonio, giving advice to families on how to protect themselves while still celebrating the holiday together. Read and watch the interview.


KLRN: The Business of Business in San Antonio

November 24, 2020
 

Dr. Robert Hromas, dean of the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, was interviewed for “The Business of Business in San Antonio” program on KLRN; topics included our responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. The interview begins at the 26:08 mark of the hourlong special. Watch the interview.


News 4: Health experts emphasize need for more minorities in vaccine trials

November 24, 2020
 

Dr. Stacy Ogbeide, Family and Community Medicine, and Dr. Luz Garcini, Research to Advance Community Health (ReACH) Center, told audiences of News 4 San Antonio that health experts emphasize the need for more minorities in vaccine trials, as immune systems vary in individuals. Read and watch the story.