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Univision: There are 6 deaths and 854 new cases of coronavirus in Bexar County

July 15, 2020

UT Health San Antonio’s “We Can Stop the Spread” public education initiative is mentioned in this Univision story. A link to our Impact site is also included. Read and watch the story.

Fox 29: Nearly half of all COVID-19 cases in San Antonio are people 40 years and younger

July 15, 2020

This KABB story features our public education campaign, “We Can Stop the Spread,” and the reminder that young people are not immune to COVID-19. The story closes with Dr. Jason Bowling, Infectious Diseases, sharing COVID-19 testing tips in our PSA vide …

KENS 5: Studies show coronavirus antibodies may only last a few months

July 15, 2020

Dr. Jan Patterson, Infectious Diseases, explains the need for antibodies to become immune to the virus. She explains that until we build up immunity, or quell this virus, we need to keep taking safety precautions. Read and watch the story.

KSAT 12: UT Health San Antonio experts offer new COVID-19 testing advice

July 15, 2020

Dr. Jan Patterson, Infectious Diseases, explained that the city doesn’t have the capacity to test those who are asymptomatic because the number of sick patients is so high right now. Our COVID-19 testing PSA video was also included in the story. Read a …

KSAT 12: Is it safe for students to return to the classroom? San Antonio doctor, teacher, psychologist weigh in

July 15, 2020

Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases, weighs in on this 8-minute, KSAT-TV Extra, in-depth report about the issues surrounding the opening of schools this fall during the pandemic. Read and watch the story.

KSAT 12: Some San Antonio dental practices requiring COVID-19 testing for some procedures

July 15, 2020

UT Dentistry has implemented COVID-19 screening protocols and guidelines to keep patients safe during the pandemic. Read and watch the story.

Middle East Broadcasting Networks: COVID-19 surge

July 14, 2020

Dr. Thomas Patterson, Infectious Diseases, gave an update on the surge of COVID-19 in San Antonio and the outlook for the antiviral drug, remdesivir for Middle East Broadcasting Networks.

KSAT 12: Is inhaled steroid budesonide really ‘silver bullet’ for COVID-19?

July 14, 2020

Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases, addresses the claims that budesonide is the key to curing coronavirus cases. Read the story.

Texas Standard for July 10, 2020

July 14, 2020

Dr. Fred Campbell, General and Hospital Medicine, answers listeners’ questions about COVID-19. Listen to the Q&A. 

KSAT 12: Workplaces should close for 24-hours, clean if employee has COVID-19, infectious disease specialist says

July 13, 2020

Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases, tells KSAT 12 viewers that workplaces should follow certain cleaning protocols following an employee’s testing positive for COVID-19. Read the full story.

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