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News 4: Doctors say some COVID-19 patients don’t believe virus is real while hospitalized with it

November 24, 2020

Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases, was interviewed by News 4 San Antonio on the fact that some COVID-19 patients don’t believe the virus is real even when hospitalized with it. Read and watch the story.

On the Record: Nov 12

November 23, 2020

Dr. Jan Patterson and Dr. Thomas Patterson, Infectious Diseases, were interviewed for the “On The Record” program that aired Nov. 12 on KLRN. The interview begins at the 6:14 mark of the show. Watch the interview. 

San Antonio Express-News: As COVID vaccine arrival nears, San Antonio’s military hospitals, volunteers to participate in a new trial

November 20, 2020

Dr. Robert Hromas, dean, Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, contributed to a front-page story of the San Antonio Express-News indicating that our city is expected to get limited doses of two vaccines, made by Moderna and Pfizer, that are being fast-tracked through the federal regulatory process; first responders and front-line health […]

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Can a statin maintain the health of adults 75 and older?

November 20, 2020

PREVENTABLE clinical trial at UT Health San Antonio recruiting 450 volunteers.

News 4: UT Health San Antonio cancer expert explains signs and symptoms of prostate cancer

November 19, 2020

Dr. Chethan Ramamurthy, prostate cancer oncologist from the Mays Cancer Center, discussed how prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the United States, how screening can help with early detection and the variety of modern prostate cancer treatments during a live segment to spread awareness about cancer screening and prevention. Watch the […]

Dallas Morning News: Report: Texas needs dependable funding for public health, before next pandemic strikes

November 18, 2020

Dr. Francisco Cigarroa, renowned transplant surgeon and former UT System chancellor, was quoted in this story about a report he helped author that includes recommendations on how Texas can better prepare for future health crises. Read the story.