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KSAT 12: How parents can prepare children for a drastically new school year

August 4, 2020

Dr. Donna Roybal, a child and adolescent psychiatrist with UT Health San Antonio, shares tips parents can use to prepare children to go back to school. Read and watch the story.


Fox 29: Mask up: Trouble Shooters’ experiment shows face masks work

August 4, 2020

Terri Murphy-Sanchez and Cordy Kudika, from the medical laboratory sciences division of the School of Health Professions, used petri dishes to show how face masks help prevent the spread of bacteria. Read and watch the story.


News 4: Mask up: Trouble Shooters’ experiment shows face masks work

August 4, 2020

Terri Murphy-Sanchez and Cordy Kudika, from the medical laboratory sciences division of the School of Health Professions, used petri dishes to show how face masks help prevent the spread of bacteria. Read and watch the story.


AAMC: Great escapes: Doctors and nurses find respite from pandemic fatigue

August 4, 2020

Jan Patterson, Infectious Diseases, contributed to an item posted by the Association of American Medical Colleges, the AAMC, about escapes that front-line workers are using to cope with COVID-19 stress and find a moment of respite from pandemic fatigue …


San Antonio Express-News: Did George Floyd protests add to S.A’s coronavirus spike? Most likely not, experts say. But don’t take chances: Mask up when you march.

August 3, 2020

Dr. Jan Patterson, Infectious Diseases, says in the patients she’s talked to the exposure to COVID-19 infection seems to have come from Memorial Day, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, not from any of the demonstrations. Read the story.


Fox 29: Doctors worried about significant drop in immunizations for vaccine-preventable diseases

August 3, 2020

Dr. Mandie Svatek, Pediatrics, was interviewed about the importance of getting children vaccinated before the school year, despite the pandemic. Read and watch the story.


News 4: Doctors worried about significant drop in immunizations for vaccine-preventable diseases

August 3, 2020

Dr. Mandie Svatek, Pediatrics, was interviewed about the importance of getting children vaccinated before the school year, despite the pandemic. Read and watch the story.


San Antonio Express-News: Few citations made for not wearing masks in San Antonio, Bexar County as novel coronavirus spikes

July 31, 2020

Jason Rosenfeld, Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics, provided a comment for the San Antonio Express-News story about the enforcement of mask orders. Read the story.


KSAT 12: City of San Antonio to host virtual town hall on reopening of schools

July 31, 2020

Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases, explains to viewers that the COVID-19 virus is “the enemy” and outlines “tactics” people can do to protect our city. She discussed the new back-to-school metrics and how staying the course with hand-washing, wear …


The Fresno Bee: California Latinos are among the hardest hit by COVID-19. Experts blame systemic racism

July 31, 2020

Amelie Ramirez, DrPH, director of the Institute for Health Promotion Research and Salud America!, is included in this article about how Latinos’ lack of access to health insurance plays a role while working low-wage and front-line jobs in food, retail …


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