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.

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Three faculty members selected to UT System’s Shine Academy

Faculty members Babatunde “Kay” Oyajobi, MD, PhD, MBA; Bridgett Piernik-Yoder, PhD, OTR; and Moshtagh Farokhi, DDS, MPH, have been selected.

COVID-19 vaccines effective against variants, experts say

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.

$6 million CPRIT award to bring veteran cancer researcher

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.

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A tribute to heroic service

As hope finally begins to break across the dark horizon, we wish to thank and pay tribute to you for the unique and heroic contributions you have made in the battle against COVID-19. Together, we will continue to make lives better.

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.

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