San Antonio Express-News: Flu season during the coronavirus pandemic: 5 things local doctors want you to knowSeptember 22, 2020
Drs. Ruth Berggren, MD, Infectious Diseases, Jason Bowling, MD, Infectious Diseases, and Ralph Riviello, MD, Emergency Medicine, discuss the importance of getting your flu shot to keep you healthy this fall and winter and share advice on the different types of flu vaccines and what to do if you have flu-like symptoms. Read the story.
Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases, discussed voting during the pandemic and the latest vaccine developments. Read and watch the interview.
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Global Pandemics: Innovation for early detection and a coordinated response systemSeptember 18, 2020
Ruben Mesa, MD, FACP, director of the Mays Cancer Center, was a guest on a panel during the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s 2020 Leadership Conference.
The arrival of fall marks the beginning of flu season. With COVID-19 still present in the community, it is especially important to get a flu vaccination this year. UT Health San Antonio offers employees multiple ways to receive their flu shot.
Texas Standard: ‘Almost ipso facto’ – San Antonio reaches 1,000 deaths from COVID-19 months after forced reopeningSeptember 18, 2020
Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases, is mentioned at the beginning of this chronology of events of the pandemic presented by the Texas Standard, a radio program 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 Report: Community Labs founders hope to duplicate local coronavirus testing model across TexasSeptember 18, 2020
This article from the San Antonio Report explained how Drs. Marjorie David and Marsha Kinney, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, advised and provided the paired samples needed to evaluate a new coronavirus testing process of the nonprofit Community Labs, housed by BioBridge Global. Read the story.