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San Antonio Express-News: Commentary: In this war, a mask is your armor

August 6, 2020
 

Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases and director of the Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics, wrote this op-ed urging the community to work together to fight the “enemy”, COVID-19. She explained masking, hand-washing and social distancing are the best weapons to win this war against the virus. Read the commentary.


KSAT 12: SA researchers warn of delayed danger in children with COVID-19

August 6, 2020
 

Dr. Alvaro Moreira, Pediatrics-Neonatology, was interviewed by KSAT 12 TV regarding a new NIH study that provides some details about the inflammatory condition associated with some children who get COVID-19, indicating that what was previously thought about MIS-C has changed dramatically in the months since it first showed up in New York in March. Read […]


KTSA: COVID-19 vaccine development

August 5, 2020
 

Dr. Fred Campbell, Hospital & General Medicine, was a guest on KTSA radio’s Jack Riccardi Show, addressing COVID-19 vaccine development and how approved vaccines might be distributed once one is available. Listen below:


Telemundo: How dangerous is COVID-19 for pregnant women? Experts explain it

August 5, 2020
 

Dr. Alvaro Moreira, Pediatrics-Neonatology, and a new mother were interviewed by our local Telemundo TV affiliate for this four-minute, Spanish-language story about pregnancy and COVID-19, lending reassurance to many in our community. Watch the story.


KSAT 12: How parents can prepare children for a drastically new school year

August 4, 2020
 

Dr. Donna Roybal, a child and adolescent psychiatrist with UT Health San Antonio, shares tips parents can use to prepare children to go back to school. Read and watch the story.


KITV: Growing up in a violent environment is likely to lead to accelerated aging and disease risk, new review of studies shows

August 4, 2020
 

Amy Garrett, PhD, assistant professor of radiology and psychiatry and director of the neuroimaging core for the Department of Psychiatry, was interviewed as an outside expert to provide context in this story about a new study that suggests experiencing adversity early in life is likely to make children reach puberty more quickly, increase cellular aging […]