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.

May 3, 2023

CDC offers new guidelines on COVID-19 vaccinations, recommending booster amid new variant

Luis Ostrosky, MD, spoke to Houston Public Media about new COVID-19 vaccination guidelines.

May 3, 2023

Long COVID could be to blame for your sleep issues. 3 tips for getting your nights back on track

Luis Ostrosky, MD, talked to Fortune about how long COVID can affect your sleep. Read the full story…

April 21, 2023

A deadly fungus with mysterious origins is raising alarms

Candidas auris, which is spreading around the world, is difficult to detect and even harder to treat. Here’s what we know about it so far, and who’s at risk. In 2009, a new fungus was found in Tokyo, swabbed from…

April 21, 2023

Long COVID–like symptoms can happen after the flu, too. Here’s how to prevent both

Flu or COVID, it may not matter—the post-viral illness you potentially wind up with could look pretty similar, according to new research released this week. Long COVID is a post-viral illness that occurs after infection with COVID. Also known as PASC,…

April 19, 2023

COVID-19 vaccinations moving to single-shot approach

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) voted to start unifying the strain composition for COVID-19 primary and booster vaccines on Jan. 26. This is a step to coordinate and simplify the COVID-19…

August 27, 2020

Team is first in Texas to join NIH-sponsored hospital study investigating efficacy of convalescent plasma for COVID-19

Using a multimillion-dollar grant from the National Institutes of Health, physician-scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) will investigate whether convalescent plasma infusions can prevent the progression of COVID-19 in one of the first randomized…

August 13, 2020

Situación actual y perspectivas COVID19 con el Dr. Ostrosky

Luis Ostrosky, MD, spoke about the latest COVID-19 updates during a Facebook Live for the Spanish-speaking community hosted by the Mexican Consulate in Houston. It was viewed by more than 1,500 people. August 8, 2020