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KENS 5: Isolating and quarantining properly with omicron raging

January 6, 2022
 

Dr. Jason Bowling, Infectious Diseases, is quoted in this KENS 5 story on isolating and quarantining properly with omicron raging. Watch story


Yahoo! News: Dr. Carlos Roberto Jaén of UT Health San Antonio appointed to U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

January 5, 2022
 

Dr. Carlos Jaén, Family and Community Medicine, is featured in this Yahoo! News article for his appointment to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Read story


KSAT 12: Which tests work best? Doctors address COVID-19 testing questions amid surging omicron cases in Bexar County

January 5, 2022
 

Dr. Fred Campbell, General and Hospital Medicine, told KSAT 12 that PCR tests are the gold standard for COVID-19 testing, but that at-home or rapid tests are at least 85% to 90% effective, citing recent studies. Watch story


KENS 5: San Antonio doctor advises against ‘COVID parties’ amid surge in cases

January 5, 2022
 

Dr. Fred Campbell, General and Hospital Medicine, contributed to this KENS 5 story about people considering having “COVID” parties and how getting fully vaccinated against the virus is still the best option. Watch story


KSAT 12: Parents concerned about COVID-19 as Northside ISD students come back from winter break

January 4, 2022
 

Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases, Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics, was interviewed for this story and said masks are key to staying healthy. Watch story


Texas Standard: Ask a doctor: How to tell COVID-19 from cedar fever, and substitutes for an N95 mask

January 4, 2022
 

Dr. Fred Campbell, General and Hospital Medicine, appeared on the statewide public radio program Texas Standard and spoke about the guidelines for protection against the omicron variant. Listen here