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NPR: How COVID-19 affects the brain

January 19, 2021

Dr. Gabriel de Erausquin, Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases, interviewed by NPR Science Correspondent Jon Hamilton, is mentioned in this story about how COVID-19 affects the brain. Listen here. 

San Antonio Express-News: Hospitals full. Thousands infected with coronavirus each week. San Antonio pays the price for failing to flatten the curve.

January 19, 2021

Dr. Ronald Stewart, Surgery, Dr. David Miramontes, Emergency Health Sciences/Emergency Medicine, Dr. Minh-Phuong Le, General and Hospital Medicine, and Dr. Jason Morrow, Geriatrics, Gerontology and Palliative Medicine/Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics, were interviewed for this San Antonio Express-News story about the surge in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations following the holidays. Read the story.

Texas Public Radio: Drug overdoses spiked during the pandemic. What’s fueling the surge?

January 14, 2021

Dr. Jennifer Potter, Psychiatry/vice dean for research, was a featured guest during the noon hour Jan. 14 on Texas Public Radio’s “The Source” regarding the fact that, when the U.S. was already experiencing its deadliest drug overdose epidemic pre-pandemic,  now, exacerbated by the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, evidence suggests the overdose death toll is on track […]

Fox 29: San Antonio health officials highlight reasons we could see rise in COVID cases

January 13, 2021

Dr. Fred Campbell, General and Hospital Medicine, is quoted in this Fox San Antonio story on the rise of COVID-19 cases, explaining the difference between the positivity rates and the transmission rate, which is the number of individuals that are infected by the coronavirus at a particular time. Watch the story.

Texas Standard: Ask a doctor: How can I protect myself from the new COVID-19 variant?

January 13, 2021

Dr. Fred Campbell, General and Hospital Medicine, in his latest interview with the statewide public radio program The Texas Standard, a Texas Public Radio show that is produced in the state capital to air on public radio stations statewide including San Antonio, KUT Austin, KERA North Texas and Houston Public Media, answered listeners’ questions about […]

KSAT 12: Trust index: Does the COVID-19 vaccine contain a tracking device?

January 13, 2021

Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases, participated in a recent KSAT 12 town hall on the topic of the Trust Index related to false claims that the COVID-19 vaccine contains a tracking device. Watch the story.