COVID-19


UT Teen Health reaches out in times of need

May 26, 2020

UT Teen Health, an adolescent health and wellness program of UT Health San Antonio, has been reaching out to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.




Faculty present their innovations at virtual pitch day

May 22, 2020

Nine UT Health San Antonio clinicians and scientists pitched their innovations in the President’s Translational and Entrepreneurial Research Fund (PTEF) virtual forum held May 20.



KENS 5 Medical Minute: COVID-19 outbreak opens up new telemedicine opportunities

May 21, 2020

Ramon Cancino, MD, a family and community medicine physician at UT Health San Antonio, explains why telemedicine is an ideal way of safely treating patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Medical Minute is a collaboration between UT Health San Antonio and KENS 5.


Drive-up testing

USAA gifts expand testing, vaccine research at UT Health San Antonio

May 19, 2020

The funding will support COVID-19 vaccine research and expand testing capacity for patients and health care workers.



Close up of medical drip or IV drip chamber in patient room.

Second phase of clinical trial for promising COVID-19 drug begins

May 15, 2020

Second phase includes FDA-approved anti-inflammatory drug along with remdesivir.



KENS 5 Medical Minute: Cancer Screenings Save Lives

May 15, 2020

Ruben Mesa, MD, director of the UT Health Cancer Center, explains why it’s crucial not to delay routine cancer screenings during the COVID-19 pandemic. It can save your life. Medical Minute is a collaboration between UT Health San Antonio and KENS 5.