COVID-19

Houston Chronicle: Post-COVID syndrome damages some kids’ hearts

September 9, 2020

The inflammatory condition in children caused by a delayed effect of the coronavirus likely will require lifelong monitoring in some cases because of injury it can inflict to the patient’s cardiovascular system, according to a Houston-led study. Alvaro Moreira, MD, MSc, a neonatologist and an assistant professor of pediatrics in the Joe R. and Teresa […]


Express-News: Post-COVID syndrome damages some kids’ hearts

September 9, 2020

The inflammatory condition in children caused by a delayed effect of the coronavirus likely will require lifelong monitoring in some cases because of injury it can inflict to the patient’s cardiovascular system, according to a Houston-led study. Alvaro Moreira, MD, MSc, a neonatologist and an assistant professor of pediatrics in the Joe R. and Teresa […]


UPI: COVID-19 may cause long-term heart problems in children

September 9, 2020

Children who suffer heart damage caused by COVID-19 may need lifelong care and treatment, according to a review of existing research published Friday by EClinicalMedicine. Alvaro Moreira, MD, MSc, a neonatologist and an assistant professor of pediatrics in the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, is quoted in this story. Read the full story at […]



Post-COVID syndrome hits kids’ hearts

September 4, 2020

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome damages the heart to such an extent that some children will need lifelong monitoring and interventions.




Avoid the ‘twindemic.’ Get your flu shot.

September 3, 2020

Doctors aren’t sure of exactly how the flu and COVID-19 might interact, but highly recommend flu vaccines this year.



KENS 5 Medical Minute: Back to School Vaccines

September 3, 2020

Johanna Matos, APRN, UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing, urges parents to take steps to help keep their children healthy as schools prepare to start in-person classes. That includes getting the flu shot this year and making sure kids are up to date on routine vaccinations. Medical Minute is a collaboration between UT Health San Antonio […]