COVID-19

KLBJ Radio: Austin’s top news – Remdesivir offers glimmers of hope

May 21, 2020

Dr. Thomas Patterson, chief of the Division of Infectious Disease, says the ongoing clinical trials of remdesivir continue to offer glimmers of hope. “It’s an antiviral drug that has shown promise in animal models against the coronavirus,” says Patterson. Read the story.


Telemundo: Inicia distrubucion de Remdesivir para tratar el COVID-19 in hospitales de SA

May 21, 2020

Dr. Thomas Patterson, chief of the Division of Infectious Disease, discusses the clinical trials of the promising antiviral drug for COVID-19, remdesivir, in a video featured in this report. Watch the story. 


KTSA: Ask a doctor

May 21, 2020

Dr. Fred Campbell, General and Hospital Medicine, was a guest on KTSA radio’s Ask a Doctor segment. He discussed how antibodies against COVID-19 work, testing and transmission. Listen below:


News 4: CDC, doctors warning about potential measles outbreak due to pandemic

May 21, 2020

Dr. J.B. Cantey, Department of Pediatrics within the Divisions of Neonatology & Allergy, Immunology, and Infectious Diseases, says it’s a real concern that vaccination rates in children could drop due to concerns over going to the doctor. Read and watch the full story.


Laredo Contra COVID-19

May 20, 2020

Dr. William L. Henrich, M.D., M.A.C.P., President of UT Health San Antonio addresses the Laredo community. Watch the video.


Texas Public Radio: Texas bars can reopen Friday at 25% capacity. How will they adapt to the new normal?

May 20, 2020

Dr. Ruth Berggren, infectious diseases specialist and director of the Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics, provided expert insight for a discussion about the reopening of bars in San Antonio on TPR’s “The Source”. Read and listen to the interview.