‘Hope in a vial’: COVID-19 vaccinations begin at UT Health San Antonio

UT Health San Antonio made history when the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine was administered to the university’s front-line health care workers, physicians, nurses and students.

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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.

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HIV research yields potential drug target

Understanding the mechanism of activation of a protein called SAMHD1 could be a step forward in the fight against HIV/AIDS.


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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