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Texas Public Radio: What do we know about the long-term and neurological effects of COVID-19?

January 12, 2021
 

Dr. Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, Rehabilitation Medicine, and Dr. Gabriel de Erausquin, Neurology/Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases, were featured guests during Texas Public Radio’s “The Source” program to discuss what is known about the long-term and neurological effects of COVID-19. Listen to the interview.


San Antonio Report: Novavax seeks COVID-19 vaccine trial participants in San Antonio

January 12, 2021
 

Dr. Barbara Taylor, Infectious Diseases, was interviewed about the launch of the Novavax vaccine clinical trial at UT Health San Antonio and clinical partner University Health. 500 San Antonians are needed for this two-year COVID-19 vaccine study. Read the story.


News 4: Local trials begin for fifth COVID-19 vaccine candidate

January 12, 2021
 

Dr. Barbara Taylor, Infectious Diseases, was interviewed about the launch of the Novavax vaccine clinical trial at UT Health San Antonio and clinical partner University Health. 500 San Antonians are needed for this two-year COVID-19 vaccine study. Read the story.


KENS 5: Minorities are desperately needed for clinical trials

January 12, 2021
 

Dr. Barbara Taylor, Infectious Diseases, contributed to this second KENS 5 TV news segment on the Novavax trial launch, emphasizing that minorities are desperately needed for clinical trials because the inclusion of diverse groups in trials is the only way to make effective vaccines for all. Read and watch the story. 


KENS 5: Pfizer vaccine effective against coronavirus variants, study suggests

January 11, 2021
 

Dr. Jason Bowling, Infectious Diseases, spoke to KENS 5 TV viewers about the recent study that suggests the Pfizer vaccine is effective against coronavirus variants. Read and watch the story.


NPR: How COVID-19 attacks the brain and may cause lasting damage

January 11, 2021
 

Dr. Gabriel de Erausquin, Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases, was interviewed by Jon Hamilton, NPR correspondent, regarding an article recently published in Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association; the article cites decades of scientific evidence suggesting it is very likely that COVID-19 will have long-term effects on the brains […]