Important facts to know about COVID-19 vaccinations

November 4, 2021

This quick and helpful Q&A video speaks to vaccine symptoms, the importance of booster shots and other timely topics.

Texas Public Radio: Around 13% of U.S. women develop invasive breast cancer. How can a multidisciplinary approach help with care and outcomes?

November 4, 2021

Lauren Mills, certified genetic counselor with the Mays Cancer Center, and Dr. Brian Fricke, Rehabilitation Medicine and Mays Cancer Center, appeared on Texas Public Radio’s “The Source” program during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Listen here  

Fox 29: Parents wrestle with lingering questions as children’s COVID vaccine is distributed

November 4, 2021

Dr. Mandie Svatek, Pediatrics, is quoted in this Fox 29 story about the questions parents have as the COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 starts to be distributed in San Antonio. Watch story

NPR: Syphilis is resurging in the U.S., a sign of public health’s funding crisis

November 4, 2021

Dr. JB Cantey, Pediatrics, is quoted in this story about the syphilis surge in the U.S. Read story

San Antonio Report: COVID vaccines now offered in San Antonio for kids ages 5-11

November 4, 2021

Dr. Jason Bowling, Infectious Diseases, and Dr. Mandie Svatek, Pediatrics, are quoted in this San Antonio Report story that answers questions about the COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11. Read story

From the Chief Medical Officer: COVID-19 vaccine approved for children ages 5 to 11

November 3, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has endorsed the recommendation that children 5 to 11 years old be vaccinated against COVID-19 with the Pfizer-BioNTech pediatric vaccine.