Wednesday, March 18, 2020
During the COVID-19 crisis, KSAT 12 News is interviewing experts like Ruth Berggren, M.D., associate professor of infectious disease and director of the Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics, to separate fact from fiction about the new coronavirus.
In two live interviews, Dr. Berggren answers the following questions:
Is COVID-19 an “airborne” virus?
How long does COVID-19 live on surfaces?
Should I cancel my elective surgery?
Can COVID-19 be dormant in our bodies and show symptoms later?
What can I do to help during this pandemic?
Watch the two interviews here.
Dr. Ruth Burggren is an infectious disease specialist at UT Health San Antonio. She is also an associate professor of infectious disease and director of the Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics.