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San Antonio Express-News: Commentary: Nurses rise to the challenge of COVID-19

May 13, 2020

Commentary from Eileen T. Breslin, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, about the nursing profession and the efforts of the School of Nursing appeared in the San Antonio Express-News. Read the commentary.


KSAT 12: Doctors puzzled over rare COVID-19 related illness affecting children

May 12, 2020

Dr. Elaine Maldonado, a pediatric cardiologist with UT Health Science Center San Antonio, advises parents to monitor children for an inflammatory syndrome believed to be related to COVID-19. Read and watch the full story.


KSAT 12: University Hospital, UT Health San Antonio begin second phase of patient testing for promising COVID-19 drug

May 12, 2020

The COVID-19 Infectious Disease team at University Health System andUT Health San Antonio has launched the second stage of a clinical trial involving a coronavirus drug that has delivered promising results. Thomas Patterson, M.D., a professor in the Long School of Medicine and chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at UT Health San Antonio, is leading […]


Fox 29: Virtual food pantry created to help students during pandemic

May 12, 2020

Le’Keisha Johnson, director of student life, explains how UT Health Santonio is making sure students have access to food resources during the pandemic with a virtual food pantry. Read and watch the full story.


Targeted Oncology: Investigators study JAK inhibitors in patients with myelofibrosis

May 12, 2020

Dr. Ruben Mesa, director of the Mays Cancer Center, is featured in this Targeted Oncology video discussing treatment for myelofibrosis. Read and watch the story.


Texas Public Radio: Ask the expert: Local infectious disease expert answers your questions about COVID-19

May 11, 2020

Dr. Ruth Berggren, infectious diseases specialist and director of the Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics at UT Health San Antonio, answers questions about whether schools should continue wind instrument teaching, if the coronavirus can travel through air conditioning systems and whether the use of facial coverings should be enforced. Listen to the Q&A.