Texas Public Radio: Meet the army of disease detectives tracking COVID-19

May 19, 2020

School of Nursing student, Talice Nieto, and Dr. Barbara Taylor, associate professor of infectious diseases and assistant dean of the M.D./M.P.H., program, were interviewed about contact tracing for the “Petrie Dish” podcast. Dr. Taylor is the leader of the COVID-19 Health Transition Team for San Antonio and Bexar County. Listen to the podcast.

KENS 5: Second phase of testing for COVID-19 drug

May 18, 2020

The second phase of the clinical trial being led by Dr. Tom Patterson, chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases, for a COVID-19 treatment. This second phase of the trial follows encouraging results from the initial part of the study, which included 20 University Hospital patients. Watch the story.

Texas Standard: Ask a doctor: How temperature-taking helps slow COVID-19 spread, and what to do if you have symptoms

May 15, 2020

Dr. Fred Campbell, an internal medicine specialist from the Division of General and Hospital Medicine, is a weekly guest on the statewide radio program Texas Standard answering listeners’ questions about their health during the coronavirus pandemic. This week he discusses temperature-taking to help slow the spread and what to do if you have COVID-19 symptoms. […]