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KSAT 12: Many debilitated COVID-19 long-haulers were never originally hospitalized, San Antonio doctor says

April 9, 2021
 

Dr. Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, Rehabilitation Medicine, is quoted in this KSAT 12 story, and our COVID long-hauler clinic’s work is featured. Most of Dr. Verduzco-Gutierrez’s long-hauler patients did not have severe symptoms to start, some didn’t even know they had COVID-19 and 75% of these patients were never hospitalized. Watch the story.


KSAT 12: Q&A: April 8, Dr. Ruth Berggren

April 9, 2021
 

Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases, answers questions in this KSAT 12 Q&A segment on the COVID vaccine; the more the virus variants can spread in the community, the more it has the opportunity to become resistant to our vaccines. Watch the Q&A.  


KTSM-TV: El Paso man to donate kidney to El Paso woman he’d never met

April 8, 2021
 

Dr. Elizabeth Thomas, Transplant Surgery, is mentioned in this KTSM-TV story as the surgeon who will perform this living donor transplant. Watch the story.


KSAT 12: Protocols for labor and delivery during the pandemic; your questions answered

April 8, 2021
 

Dr. Patrick Ramsey, Obstetrics and Gynecology, is quoted in this KSAT 12 news story about protocols for labor and delivery during the pandemic. Watch the story.


San Antonio Express-News: Pandemic anniversary anxiety is real. A San Antonio doctor shares how to cope.

April 5, 2021
 

Dr. Don McGeary, Psychiatry and Rehabilitation Medicine, speaks about pandemic anniversary-induced anxieties as people look back at the year we’ve endured and explains that these feelings are very real and normal reactions to trauma. Read the story.


KENS 5: Despite optimism from vaccine manufacturers, San Antonio doctor recommends parents hold off on immunizing children

April 5, 2021
 

Dr. Tess Barton, Pediatrics, suggests to KENS 5 audiences that parents of young children should wait until more studies yield data that at least one of the vaccines is safe for them. Watch the story.