Texas Public Radio: Petrie Dish: FLUVID: Flattening the flu curve during a coronavirus pandemic

September 9, 2020
 

Ralph Riviello, MD, MS, FACEP, chair of emergency medicine at UT Health San Antonio and University Hospital, discusses how both organizations are preparing for flu season in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen to the podcast


Houston Chronicle: Post-COVID syndrome damages some kids’ hearts

September 9, 2020
 

The inflammatory condition in children caused by a delayed effect of the coronavirus likely will require lifelong monitoring in some cases because of injury it can inflict to the patient’s cardiovascular system, according to a Houston-led study. Alvaro Moreira, MD, MSc, a neonatologist and an assistant professor of pediatrics in the Joe R. and Teresa […]


Express-News: Post-COVID syndrome damages some kids’ hearts

September 9, 2020
 

The inflammatory condition in children caused by a delayed effect of the coronavirus likely will require lifelong monitoring in some cases because of injury it can inflict to the patient’s cardiovascular system, according to a Houston-led study. Alvaro Moreira, MD, MSc, a neonatologist and an assistant professor of pediatrics in the Joe R. and Teresa […]


UPI: COVID-19 may cause long-term heart problems in children

September 9, 2020
 

Children who suffer heart damage caused by COVID-19 may need lifelong care and treatment, according to a review of existing research published Friday by EClinicalMedicine. Alvaro Moreira, MD, MSc, a neonatologist and an assistant professor of pediatrics in the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, is quoted in this story. Read the full story at […]


San Antonio Express-News: Breast cancer symposium, one of San Antonio’s largest annual conferences, to go virtual due to coronavirus

September 9, 2020
 

Because of the coronavirus, for the first time in its 43-year history, the annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium will be completely virtual. Virginia Kaklamani, MD, co-director of the symposium and head of the breast disease program at the Mays Cancer Center, and Ruben Mesa, MD, FACP, director of the Mays Cancer Center, were quoted […]


Becker’s Hospital Review: UT Health San Antonio to build $400M+ hospital

September 9, 2020
 

UT Health San Antonio plans to build a 144-bed specialty and research hospital, according to The San Antonio Business Journal. The project, which is currently in the design phase, is expected to cost between $400 million and $430 million. Read the story.