August 30, 2023

UTHealth Houston set to enroll patients for long COVID clinical trials

Two clinical trials that will evaluate drugs, biologics, medical devices, and other therapies for long COVID that are sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will launch at UTHealth Houston. The trials are part of the NIH Researching COVID to…

July 24, 2023

Ft. Bend County health department investigating after localized outbreak of Legionellosis

Luis Ostrosky, MD, spoke to KHOU-TV Channel 11 about the legionellosis outbreak in Fort Bend County and what residents should be aware of. The story also appeared online.

June 30, 2023

Increase in Cases of Streptococcus Infections

Rodrigo Hasbun, MD, talked to Univision Houston Channel 45 about strep A cases.

June 30, 2023

Local Malaria Infection Reported in Texas

Luis Ostrosky, MD, spoke to Telemundo Houston Channel 47 about the first locally acquired case of malaria in the state. The interview appeared in the 4:30, 5, and 10 p.m. shows.

June 30, 2023

Norovirus on cruise ships: Here’s how to avoid the stomach bug

Luis Ostrosky, MD, was interviewed by about the increasing number of norovirus cases on cruise ships.

June 13, 2023

Interim Recommendations for Diagnosing and Managing Suspected Fungal Meningitis Associated with Epidural Anesthesia Administered in Matamoros, Mexico

Luis Ostrosky, MD, was a part of the CDC’s Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity webinar to talk about recommendations for diagnosing and managing suspected fungal meningitis associated with epidural anesthesia administered in Matamoros, Mexico. His presentation starts at the 17:20…

June 7, 2023

Human Metapneumovirus: Its Symptoms and Medical Treatment

Rodrigo Hasbun, MD, appeared on Univision Houston Channel 45 to talk about human metapneumovirus.

May 19, 2023

Warning for Patients Operated on in Matamoros, Mexico

Luis Ostrosky, MD, appeared on Telemundo Houston Channel 47 to talk about a fungal infection that could be linked to surgery.

May 19, 2023

Coronavirus FAQ: ‘Emergency’ over! Do we unmask and grin? Or adjust our worries?

Luis Ostrosky, MD, spoke to NPR about safety precautions now that the COVID-19 public health emergency has ended.

May 9, 2023

New Recommendations for Vaccination Against Covid-19

Luis Ostrosky, MD, spoke to Univision Houston Channel 45 about COVID-19 vaccination recommendations.