COVID-19

KENS 5: Second phase of testing for COVID-19 drug

May 18, 2020

The second phase of the clinical trial being led by Dr. Tom Patterson, chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases, for a COVID-19 treatment. This second phase of the trial follows encouraging results from the initial part of the study, which included 20 University Hospital patients. Watch the story.


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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.



Texas Standard: Ask a doctor: How temperature-taking helps slow COVID-19 spread, and what to do if you have symptoms

May 15, 2020

Dr. Fred Campbell, an internal medicine specialist from the Division of General and Hospital Medicine, is a weekly guest on the statewide radio program Texas Standard answering listeners’ questions about their health during the coronavirus pandemic. This week he discusses temperature-taking to help slow the spread and what to do if you have COVID-19 symptoms. […]


AAMDS webinar for patients: Understanding the overlap between MDS and MPNs

May 15, 2020

Ruben Mesa, M.D., FACP, was the featured speaker during a webinar for patients sponsored by the Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation. Dr. Mesa discusses the overlap between MDS (myelodysplastic sydromes) and MPNs (myeloproliferative neoplasms), including diagnosis and treatment options and the latest in clinical trials. He also provides an update on the impact of […]


KTSA: Coronavirus questions answered

May 15, 2020

Dr. Fred Campbell, an internal medicine specialist from the Division of General and Hospital Medicine, answered listeners’ questions about coronavirus. He addressed concerns about starting the school year with a new syndrome that affects children called Pediatric Inflammatory Multisystem Syndrome. Dr. Campbell said the syndrome appears to be directly related to COVID-19 infection, is very […]


KSAT 12: Medical opinion: Will it be safe to vote in person amid COVID-19 pandemic?

May 14, 2020

Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases, answers KSAT viewers’ COVID-19 questions. Read and watch the interview.