The Hill: Latinos disproportionately affected by coronavirus, sheds a light onto existing inequities

August 7, 2020

Dr. Amelie Ramirez, Salud America/Institute for Health Promotion Research, comments to The Hill in a feature on Latinos being disproportionately affected by coronavirus. Read the story.

Home Away Isolation program provides support to protect family members

August 6, 2020

The UT Health San Antonio Home Away Isolation program provides temporary housing for employees with exposure or potential exposure to COVID-19 and need to isolate themselves from high-risk family members.

BBC: Facebook and Twitter restrict Trump accounts over ‘harmful’ virus claim

August 6, 2020

This BBC story mentions a research review on children and COVID-19 compiled at UT Health San Antonio and led by Dr. Alvaro Moreira, Pediatrics-Neonatology. Read the story. 

San Antonio Express-News: Commentary: In this war, a mask is your armor

August 6, 2020

Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases and director of the Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics, wrote this op-ed urging the community to work together to fight the “enemy”, COVID-19. She explained masking, hand-washing and social distancing are the best weapons to win this war against the virus. Read the commentary.

KSAT 12: SA researchers warn of delayed danger in children with COVID-19

August 6, 2020

Dr. Alvaro Moreira, Pediatrics-Neonatology, was interviewed by KSAT 12 TV regarding a new NIH study that provides some details about the inflammatory condition associated with some children who get COVID-19, indicating that what was previously thought about MIS-C has changed dramatically in the months since it first showed up in New York in March. Read […]

OncLive: Dr. Mesa on mitigating racial disparities in MPN clinical trials

August 6, 2020

Ruben A. Mesa, MD, director of the Mays Cancer Center, discusses mitigating racial disparities in myeloproliferative neoplasm (MPN) clinical trials. Watch the interview.