Your COVID-19 vaccine questions answered with Dr. Amelie Ramirez
With the COVID-19 vaccine now here, hopes for stopping the spread and returning to normal life are on the rise. But many people are still hesitant to receive the vaccine, with concerns about safety and efficacy. In this series, “Your COVID-19 Vaccine Questions Answered,” our experts explain why getting the vaccine is not only safe, but also the best way to protect yourself and the people you love.Read more
Faculty members Babatunde “Kay” Oyajobi, MD, PhD, MBA; Bridgett Piernik-Yoder, PhD, OTR; and Moshtagh Farokhi, DDS, MPH, have been selected.
Like annual flu shots, the COVID-19 vaccines strongly protect against multiple strains of coronavirus and show reduced but still significant efficacy against newer variants, infectious diseases specialists from UT Health San Antonio said.
UT Health San Antonio and its Mays Cancer Center will receive a $6 million award from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas to recruit Alexander Mazin, PhD, a senior, highly accomplished biochemist and cancer biologist currently at Drexel University College of Medicine.
When temperatures plunged to sub-freezing for a record number of days and public utility services crashed, UT Health San Antonio faculty, staff, students and residents quickly mobilized to face what became a statewide humanitarian crisis.
We Can Stop the Spread
Now is not the time to let down our guard. Simple behaviors can keep us all safe from COVID-19.