COVID-19

News 4: Bamlanivimab not easy to pronounce, but provides Texas hospitals new COVID treatment

November 23, 2020

The first shipments of an experimental antibody therapy for COVID-19 have arrived in Texas. It’s not easy to pronounce, but bamlanivimab has been shown to prevent high-risk patients from ending up in the hospital. Watch the full story at News 4



Safely celebrating the holidays during COVID-19

November 19, 2020

Masking, social distancing, good hand hygiene and limiting numbers of people at gatherings have proven to stop the spread of COVID-19.




Give thanks safely

November 18, 2020

A safer Thanksgiving doesn’t mean a nonexistent one. The safest, almost no-risk Thanksgiving is a celebration with members of your household only.




This fall, keep up your resolve – and masks! – against COVID-19

October 29, 2020

Predictive models of expected disease activity agree: How we will fare depends on public behavior. Everyone should continue masking, handwashing and social distancing.




Viral ‘molecular scissor’ is next COVID-19 drug target

October 22, 2020

Scientists laid out the framework for a new COVID-19 drug design that blocks the virus from replicating and disabling human proteins crucial to the immune response.



Flu shots are crucial during COVID-19 pandemic

October 6, 2020

Ramon Cancino, MD, MS, FAAFP, director of the Primary Care Center for UT Health Physicians, explains the importance of getting the flu vaccine during the COVID-19 pandemic and how you can avoid potentially contracting both the flu and the coronavirus at the same time. Learn more about our “We Can Stop the Spread” public education […]