Rivard Report: Officials: Coronavirus surge brings ‘disturbing’ rise in COVID-19 patients

June 19, 2020

UT Health San Antonio launched a public education initiative to highlight the science behind face masks as being integral to protecting people from contracting the coronavirus. Multiple studies have proven the effectiveness of wearing masks to reduce the spread of COVID-19. “This is not fear-mongering,” said Dr. Ruth Berggren, an infectious diseases specialist and internal […]

News 4: UT Health San Antonio president says that ‘everyone should be wearing a mask’

June 18, 2020

William L. Henrich, MD, MACP, the president of UT Health San Antonio, issued a statement to residents calling them to intensify their commitment to safe medical behaviors over the recent increase in coronavirus cases. In a press release, Henrich said, “As health care leaders, we are committed to our patients and communities during this pandemic,” […]

Healio: HCV video perspectives

June 18, 2020

Dr. Fred Poordad, professor of medicine in the Long School of Medicine, was interviewed recently for a series of short videos on hepatitis C and about agents he’s using in clinical practice, the impact of new CDC guidelines recommending screening all adults at least once in their lifetime, the effectiveness of telehealth for patients, particularly […]