Infectious Diseases

Texas Public Radio: Worst COVID surge may be ahead, top San Antonio doctor warns

September 24, 2021
 

Dr. Robert Leverence, chief medical officer for UT Health Physicians, spoke with Texas Public Radio listeners about the potential for a COVID-19 surge this winter that could be worse than last winter, the factors that could contribute to the surge and the importance of the community getting vaccinated. Listen here 


Fox 29: What’s next in the COVID-19 pandemic

September 24, 2021
 

Dr. Robert Leverence, chief medical officer for UT Health Physicians, discussed the urgency of getting people vaccinated ahead of the possible COVID-19 winter surge during this live interview on Fox 29. Watch story


KSAT 12 Q&A: Dr. Ruth Berggren on COVID-19 booster shots

September 24, 2021
 

Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases, Center for Medical Ethics and Humanities, discussed the latest developments regarding COVID-19 booster shots in this weekly KSAT 12 Q&A. Watch story


KSAT 12: San Antonio doctors concerned after some teens with COVID-19 experiencing severe blood clots

September 24, 2021
 

Dr. Ted Wu, Pediatrics, is quoted in this KSAT 12 story. Watch story


KENS 5: Doctors say herd immunity from COVID-19 is unlikely, despite El Paso mayor’s claim

September 24, 2021
 

Dr. JB Cantey, Pediatrics, is quoted in this KENS 5 story. Watch story


San Antonio Express-News: El Paso says it reached herd immunity. Here’s what that means.

September 24, 2021
 

Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases, Center for Medical Ethics and Humanities, is quoted in this San Antonio Express-News story. Read story