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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.


Rivard Report: Understanding milder symptoms in children could help adults with COVID-19

June 26, 2020

To get a sense of how the virus can behave in children, a team of researchers at UT Health San Antonio compiled an analysis and review of studies from 26 countries that looked at how COVID-19 affects infants, children and teens. EClinicalMedicine, a jo …


Fox 29: Planned surgeries canceled to help with COVID-19 surge, but it’s more than that

June 26, 2020

Governor Greg Abbott issued an executive order on June 25 postponing elective surgeries. “Elective does not mean it’s not needed. Canceling a surgery is not a little thing. People put a lot into going into surgery, they get their work arranged, their f …


News 4: Methodist Healthcare approves $22,662 grant for UT Health School of Dentistry

June 26, 2020

Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas Inc. has approved a grant of $22,662 to the School of Dentistry. The School of Dentistry received this emergency grant to provide care to the homeless population at Haven for Hope and other services to the …


Spurs Coyote thanks our community heroes

June 26, 2020

The Spurs Coyote is showing some love for the health care providers and essential workers in our community as part of the #weheartSAheroes campaign.



Children more resilient against coronavirus, study finds

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.



Children more resilient against coronavirus, study reveals

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, a newly released study shows. Researchers from the Long School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health S …



Wearing a mask can reduce the COVID-19 surge

June 25, 2020

Wearing a mask protects others, even if it isn’t always fashionable or comfortable. Dr. Ruth Berggren, MD, Infectious Diseases, urges us to do our part to further the “We Can Stop the Spread” public education initiative.


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