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Yahoo Finance: El Paso imposes curfew as COVID-19 cases overwhelm Texas hospitals

October 28, 2020

In this video, Dr. Owais Durrani, resident in Emergency Medicine, discusses the surge in U.S. coronavirus-related hospitalizations and precautions taken to stop the spread. Watch the interview.


Texas Public Radio: Ask the experts: What will the next few months of the COVID-19 crisis look like?

October 28, 2020

Jason Bowling, Infectious Diseases, was a guest on Texas Public Radio’s “The Source” answering listeners’ questions on a variety of topics including whether cold weather makes people more susceptible to COVID-19 and how we can be sure that a vaccine wi …


Fox 29: San Antonio health care workers prepare for possible COVID-19 surge

October 27, 2020

Dr. Jan Patterson, Infectious Diseases, shares with KABB Fox News audiences that wearing a mask, social distancing and continuing with hand hygiene are among the major lessons learned in our battle against COVID-19, all protocols of which health care p …


News 4: San Antonio health care workers prepare for possible COVID-19 surge

October 27, 2020

Dr. Jan Patterson, Infectious Diseases, shares with News 4 audiences that wearing a mask, social distancing and continuing with hand hygiene are among the major lessons learned in our battle against COVID-19, all protocols of which health care professi …


San Antonio Express-News: ‘We’re poised to do it’: University Hospital to perform double lung transplants for COVID-19 patients with irreversible lung damage

October 26, 2020

Dr. Edward Sako, Cardiothoracic Surgery, tells the San Antonio Express-News that the University Transplant Center is on the cusp of performing the complex surgery of double lung transplants for COVID-19 patients with irreversible lung damage. Read the …


National Geographic: ‘Super antigens’ tied to mysterious COVID-19 syndrome in children

October 22, 2020

Dr. Alvaro Moreira, Neonatology, is quoted in this National Geographic story regarding a study by his team on “super antigens” that are tied to a mysterious COVID-19 syndrome in children, following the coronavirus inhabiting the gut; see link at “early …


KSAT 12: When will we see a COVID-19 vaccine? UT Health infectious disease expert weighs in

October 20, 2020

Dr. Jason Bowling, Infectious Diseases, weighs in on when we might see a COVID-19 vaccine for KSAT-12 by breaking down the steps in vaccine development. Read and watch the interview.


Drug Target Review: SARS-CoV-2 papain-like protease could be a novel drug target

October 20, 2020

Researchers from UT Health San Antonio, US, and the Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Poland, found that SARS-CoV-2-PLpro promotes infection by sensing and processing both viral and human proteins. Read the story.


KSAT 12: WHO study finds remdesivir didn’t help COVID-19 patients; UT Health weighs in

October 19, 2020

KSAT 12 localized the national story involving a statement of the World Health Organization (WHO) with an interview of Dr. Thomas Patterson, Infectious Diseases, who is leading a UT Health San Antonio-University Health System study site on remdesivir, …


KSAT 12: ‘Don’t forget to wash your hands’ says San Antonio infectious disease doctor in KSAT Q&A

October 19, 2020

Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases, continues her weekly appearance on KSAT 12 with advice about washing hands to avoid not only COVID-19 but also the common cold. Watch the interview.


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