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Music that heals

April 30, 2020

Grace Notes community choir is helping people living with dementia and their families connect virtually through the healing power of music.


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Remdesivir showing success in combating COVID-19

April 30, 2020

Early results of a COVID-19 treatment study being conducted in San Antonio shows a faster recovery time and fewer deaths for patients.


Rivard Report: Coronavirus drug tested in San Antonio found to speed recovery

April 30, 2020

Dr. Thomas Patterson, professor and chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases, who is overseeing the local enrollment site for patients receiving remdesivir, said researchers are thrilled that the drug is showing such good results so early. Read the …


San Antonio Express-News: Remdesivir shows promise as coronavirus treatment, Fauci says

April 30, 2020

Dr. Thomas Patterson, chief of Division of Infectious Diseases and principal investigator of a San Antonio study site for the new COVID-19 anti-viral drug remdesivir, explains how the early results of the study are promising. Read the full story.


KENS 5: Gov. Abbott wants to recruit an army of coronavirus-trackers. Here’s how they can help stop the virus in its track.

April 30, 2020

Dr. Barbara Taylor, Infectious Diseases and leader of the COVID-19 Health Transition Team, is included in this story about the team’s recommendations to the city and county in light of Governor Abbott’s plan to reopen the state. Read and watch the full …


Coronavirus virtual town hall

April 30, 2020

Carlos Roberto Jaén, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chairman of the Department of Family and Community Medicine in the Long School of Medicine, is one of the panel speakers for a coronavirus virtual town hall on Thursday, April 30.


KENS 5 Medical Minute: Safety tips for groceries and food delivery

April 30, 2020

Fred Campbell, MD, an internal medicine physician and associate professor of medicine at UT Health San Antonio, gives tips on how to stay safe while grocery shopping and ordering food during the COVID-19 pandemic. Medical Minute is a collaboration between UT Health San Antonio and KENS 5.


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Early results show new COVID-19 drug being tested in San Antonio is working

April 29, 2020

Media contacts: Rosanne Fohn, (210) 210-232-5998, fohn@uthscsa.edu Shelley Kofler: (512) 294-5224, shelley.kofler@uhs-sa.com UT Health San Antonio researcher is leading study site at University Health System SAN ANTONIO (April 30, 2020) — Early results …


School of Nursing award winners announced

April 29, 2020

The Committee on Faculty and Student Matters (COFSM) has announced its School of Nursing award winners for the 2019-2020 academic year.


San Antonio Express-News: Commentary: Smoking increases everyone’s COVID-19 risk

April 29, 2020

In this op-ed, Dr. Claudia Miller, Family and Community Medicine, explains tobacco smokers’ increased susceptibility to COVID-19. Read the op-ed.


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