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Outlook: The News Scroll: 26-nation review reveals kids more resilient against COVID-19

June 29, 2020

The majority of children with COVID-19 in 26 countries fared well clinically compared to adults during the first four months of the pandemic, a newly released study shows. Researchers from the Long School of Medicine prepared the study, which is the la …


KSAT 12: ‘We could be in for a New York City-type situation’: UT Health San Antonio doctor says on San Antonio COVID-19 spike

June 29, 2020

Dr. Robert Leverence, chief medical officer of UT Health San Antonio, discussed the surge in COVID-19 cases including that our model predicts a doubling of cases by next week. “This tells us that we’re still in the thick of things. It is a highly infec …


2021 inductees named for Gold Humanism Honor Society

June 26, 2020

The Marvin Forland, MD, Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society at UT Health San Antonio has announced its Class of 2021. Through the Arnold P. Gold Foundation, the honor society promotes humanism and compassionate patient care.



When it comes to DNA repair, it’s not one tool fits all

June 26, 2020

Our cells are constantly dividing, and as they do, the DNA molecule – our genetic code – sometimes gets broken. DNA has twin strands, and a break in both is considered especially dangerous. This kind of double-strand break can lead to genome rearrangem …


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When it comes to DNA repair, it’s not one tool fits all

June 26, 2020

Study shows great specificity of action by enzymes to correct double-strand breaks Our cells are constantly dividing, and as they do, the DNA molecule – our genetic code – sometimes gets broken. DNA has twin strands, and a break in both is considered e …


Texas Standard: Ask a doctor: When can we return to ‘normal’ now that COVID-19 cases are rising in Texas?

June 26, 2020

Dr. Fred Campbell, General and Hospital Medicine, answers listeners’ most pressing questions about the coronavirus. Dr. Campbell discusses how people develop antibodies after a COVID-19 infection, what we can expect public life to look like as cases su …


San Antonio Express-News: A Texas review of more than 100 studies worldwide shows that children who get COVID-19 do just fine

June 26, 2020

The majority of children with COVID-19 in 26 countries fared well clinically compared to adults during the first four months of the pandemic, according to a newly released study


Message from President: As the July Fourth holiday approaches…

June 26, 2020

As July 4th approaches, I urge everyone to adopt the measures we know are effective in combating spread: wear a mask, practice good hand hygiene, continue physical distancing and stay away from crowds.


News 4: UT Health San Antonio study shows children are more resilient against the coronavirus

June 26, 2020

A new UT Health San Antonio study shows that the majority of children with COVID-19 in 26 countries fared well clinically compared to adults during the first four months of the pandemic. “Our data is compiled from 131 studies and encompasses 7,780 pati …


KSAT 12: Infectious disease expert: What qualifies as significant exposure to COVID-19 and when to get tested

June 26, 2020

Dr. Ruth Berggren, professor of infectious diseases and director of the Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics, clarifies misconceptions when it comes to COVID-19 testing and transmission. Read and watch the full story.


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