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News 4: Bamlanivimab not easy to pronounce, but provides Texas hospitals new COVID treatment

November 23, 2020

The first shipments of an experimental antibody therapy for COVID-19 have arrived in Texas. It’s not easy to pronounce, but bamlanivimab has been shown to prevent high-risk patients from ending up in the hospital. Watch the full story at News 4


San Antonio Express-News: As COVID vaccine arrival nears, San Antonio’s military hospitals, volunteers to participate in a new trial

November 20, 2020

Dr. Robert Hromas, dean, Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, contributed to a front-page story of the San Antonio Express-News indicating that our city is expected to get limited doses of two vaccines, made by Moderna and Pfizer, that are being fast-tracked through the federal regulatory process; first responders and front-line health […]


Fox 29: Advocates hope Bexar County’s needle exchange program sparks change statewide

November 19, 2020

Lisa Cleveland, PhD, RN, FAAN, School of Nursing, was interviewed about the Bexar County Joint Opioid Task Force’s Harm Reduction initiative, which she co-leads and received funding to support through UT Health San Antonio. Read and watch the story.


News 4: Advocates hope Bexar County’s needle exchange program sparks change statewide

November 19, 2020

Lisa Cleveland, PhD, RN, FAAN, School of Nursing, was interviewed about the Bexar County Joint Opioid Task Force’s Harm Reduction initiative, which she co-leads and received funding to support through UT Health San Antonio. Read and watch the story.


News 4: UT Health San Antonio cancer expert explains signs and symptoms of prostate cancer

November 19, 2020

Dr. Chethan Ramamurthy, prostate cancer oncologist from the Mays Cancer Center, discussed how prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the United States, how screening can help with early detection and the variety of modern prostate cancer treatments during a live segment to spread awareness about cancer screening and prevention. Watch the […]


Dallas Morning News: Report: Texas needs dependable funding for public health, before next pandemic strikes

November 18, 2020

Dr. Francisco Cigarroa, renowned transplant surgeon and former UT System chancellor, was quoted in this story about a report he helped author that includes recommendations on how Texas can better prepare for future health crises. Read the story.