Long School of Medicine

Fox 29: San Antonio health care workers prepare for possible COVID-19 surge

October 27, 2020
 

Dr. Jan Patterson, Infectious Diseases, shares with KABB Fox News audiences that wearing a mask, social distancing and continuing with hand hygiene are among the major lessons learned in our battle against COVID-19, all protocols of which health care professionals want to remind the community. Read and watch the story.


News 4: San Antonio health care workers prepare for possible COVID-19 surge

October 27, 2020
 

Dr. Jan Patterson, Infectious Diseases, shares with News 4 audiences that wearing a mask, social distancing and continuing with hand hygiene are among the major lessons learned in our battle against COVID-19, all protocols of which health care professionals want to remind the community. Read and watch the story.


Texarkana Gazette: How to identify and get help for multiple chemical sensitivity

October 26, 2020
 

A chemical intolerance inventory authored by Dr. Ray Palmer, Dr. Claudia Miller and team in Family and Community Medicine is mentioned in a Dr. Oz column distributed by King Features Syndicate. Read the story.


San Antonio Express-News: ‘We’re poised to do it’: University Hospital to perform double lung transplants for COVID-19 patients with irreversible lung damage

October 26, 2020
 

Dr. Edward Sako, Cardiothoracic Surgery, tells the San Antonio Express-News that the University Transplant Center is on the cusp of performing the complex surgery of double lung transplants for COVID-19 patients with irreversible lung damage. Read the story.



Viral ‘molecular scissor’ is next COVID-19 drug target

October 22, 2020
 

Scientists laid out the framework for a new COVID-19 drug design that blocks the virus from replicating and disabling human proteins crucial to the immune response.



National Geographic: ‘Super antigens’ tied to mysterious COVID-19 syndrome in children

October 22, 2020
 

Dr. Alvaro Moreira, Neonatology, is quoted in this National Geographic story regarding a study by his team on “super antigens” that are tied to a mysterious COVID-19 syndrome in children, following the coronavirus inhabiting the gut; see link at “early signs” in the third paragraph. Read the story.