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NPR: Doctors worry that memory problems after COVID-19 may set the stage for Alzheimer’s

July 27, 2021

Dr. Gabriel de Erausquin and Dr. Sudha Seshadri, Neurology/Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases, and Dr. Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, Rehabilitation Medicine, are quoted in this NPR story and share their research findings …

KSAT 12: American Academy of Pediatrics recommends face masks for all students, teachers and staff this year

July 22, 2021

Dr. Tess Barton, Pediatrics, is featured in this KSAT 12 story. Dr. Barton said children 11 and under can’t get the vaccination currently and masking in public and in classrooms can help stop the spread. Watch story

Spectrum News 1: Delta variant highly contagious

July 21, 2021

Dr. Fred Campbell, General and Hospital Medicine, was interviewed live on Spectrum News 1 regarding the delta variant of COVID-19, the fact that it’s the most prevalent and much more transmissible and that the ways to keep the risk low are to be fully …

KENS 5: Infectious disease expert answers questions about delta variant

July 21, 2021

Dr. Jason Bowling, Infectious Diseases, was interviewed for a live, four-minute segment on KENS 5 TV’s lifestyle show, Great Day SA. He spoke about the delta variant in relation to the U.S. Olympic gymnast who has tested positive and also addressed why …

KENS 5: Coronavirus spreading among South Texas children

July 21, 2021

Dr. Mandie Tibball Svatek, Pediatrics, is quoted in this KENS 5 news story about the delta variant and the fact that San Antonio doctors are now treating more children for COVID-19, with the possible result that more kids need to be hospitalized. Watch … Here’s how San Antonio and other Texas metros are holding up against the delta variant

July 21, 2021

Dr. Jason Bowling, Infectious Diseases, was quoted in this article about the contagious delta variant being a driver of the rise in cases nationwide, including in San Antonio and other Texas metro areas. Read story

KENS 5: CDC says the delta variant is spreading rapidly

July 21, 2021

Dr. Jason Bowling, Infectious Diseases, spoke to KENS 5 news viewers, lending the new sense of urgency with regard to the highly contagious delta variant and the critical importance of getting vaccinated. Watch story

KENS 5: Gabriel Iglesias cancels the remainder of San Antonio shows after catching coronavirus

July 16, 2021

In this KENS 5 story, Dr. Robert Leverence, chief medical officer for UT Health Physicians, explained that while the risk of vaccinated people becoming infected with the coronavirus is low, it can still happen. Watch story

San Antonio Express-News: ‘COVID is not going to go away’: San Antonio’s COVID positivity rate nearly doubles in one week

July 14, 2021

Dr. Jan Patterson, Infectious Diseases, is quoted in this San Antonio Express-News story about the concern over the recent rise in COVID-19 positivity rates locally. Read story

Spectrum News 1: Research shows some people with long COVID are seeing symptoms disappear after vaccine

July 12, 2021

Dr. Jason Bowling, Infectious Diseases, spoke to Spectrum News 1 Texas viewers about how the COVID-19 vaccine can help people still struggling months after contracting it. It’s a condition called Long COVID, where people diagnosed with COVID-19 have lo …

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