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KSAT 12: TRUST INDEX: You can be infected with a COVID variant more than once

January 18, 2022

Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases and Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics at UT Health San Antonio, told KSAT 12 that individuals can get variants of the COVID-19 virus twice, and that the best defense still is to get vaccinated.   Read …


Laredo Morning Times: Ruthe B. Cowl orthopedic clinics for free once again

January 18, 2022

Faculty clinics in Laredo are featured in this story.   Read More


MSN: New study says COVID could lead to more brain damage than Alzheimer’s

January 18, 2022

This story includes a reference to UT Health San Antonio and a study of post-COVID patients by Dr. Gabriel de Erausquin, linking to a story about his study of patients in Argentina.   Read More


Texas Public Radio: Fort Hood study shows writing therapy is highly effective treatment for PTSD

January 18, 2022

Dr. Alan Peterson, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the STRONG STAR research consortium, was interviewed in this segment.   Read More


KSAT 12: Hicc Away creator discusses product, appearance on ‘Shark Tank’

January 18, 2022

In the segment below, Dr. Ali Seifi, Neurosurgery, is interviewed by Steve Spriester and Myra Arthur of KSAT 12 about the biology of hiccups, how his invention relieves them, what led him to develop the device, and more.   Watch Interview


KSAT 12: UT Health SA doctor is ‘optimistic’ vaccines will prove effective for potential new variants

January 18, 2022

Dr. Robert Leverence, chief medical officer for UT Health San Antonio Physicians Practice, answered questions during this live KSAT 12 Leading SA weekend morning show interview segment. He discussed the current COVID forecast with the omicron impact, w …


Texas Public Radio: The Source: Ask the experts: Long-haul COVID

January 18, 2022

Dr. Barbara Taylor, Infectious Diseases, and Dr. Sudha Seshadri, Neurology/Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases, discussed long-term effects of COVID-19 on Texas Public Radio’s The Source. Some of their answers are summa …


KENS 5: Verify: Masks do help those with cedar fever

January 18, 2022

Dr. Fred Campbell, General Medicine, is quoted in this story.   Read More


The Latinx Community and COVID-Disinformation Campaigns

January 18, 2022

This New Yorker commentary includes a reference to Salud America!, a national Latino health equity-focused organization. Salud America! is led by health disparities researcher Dr. Amelie G. Ramirez, professor and chair of the Department of Population H …


San Antonio Express-News: Bexar County deaths from COVID surpass 5,000

January 18, 2022

Dr. Jason Bowling, associate professor and infectious disease specialist, told the San Antonio Express-News that with the highly contagious and transmissible omicron variant of the COVID virus, he was very worried that infection numbers would go high – …


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