COVID-19

Texas Standard: Ask a doctor: What does Myocarditis have to do with COVID-19?

August 17, 2020

Dr. Fred Campbell, Hospital and General Medicine, continues his service as a regular guest expert addressing myriad questions related to COVID-19 on the radio program Texas Standard, produced in the state capital in collaboration with Texas Public Radio San Antonio, KUT Austin, KERA North Texas and Houston Public Media. Read and listen to the story.


San Antonio Express-News: Ayala: Racism increasingly is recognized as a public health problem

August 17, 2020

Dr. Amelie G. Ramirez, Institute for Health Promotion Research, is quoted within an editorial of the San  Antonio Express-News, pointing out that the connecting of racism and public health is a relatively new trend and one that has met with some resistance. Read the story.


KENS 5 Medical Minute: COVID-19 Testing – what you need to know

August 12, 2020

Jason Bowling, MD, associate professor of infectious diseases, shares important facts about COVID-19 exposure and testing. He advises wearing a face mask, practicing social distancing and good hand hygiene to stop the spread. Medical Minute is a collaboration between UT Health San Antonio and KENS 5. Watch video


COVID-19 survivor shares her recovery journey

August 10, 2020

Erika Ibarra, a 32-year-old surgical resident, says finding out she was infected with COVID-19 was the most terrifying event of her life. In this video, she explains the uncertainty she faced during her fight against the virus. Learn more about our “We Can Stop the Spread” public education initiative.


KENS 5 Medical Minute: COVID-19 antibody tests explained

August 4, 2020

Jason Bowling, MD, an infectious disease expert, explains the facts and myths surrounding antibody tests. Medical Minute is a collaboration between UT Health San Antonio and KENS 5. Watch video


KENS 5 Medical Minute: Flatten the curve

July 29, 2020

Robert Leverence, MD, chief medical officer says there are more patients in San Antonio hospitals with the virus who are under the age of 30 than over the age of 60. He explains. Medical Minute is a collaboration between UT Health San Antonio and KENS 5. Watch video