Don’t let COVID cancel your summer plans

July 11, 2022

COVID-19 is still here and is not going anywhere. You and your family members can still get infected even if you are vaccinated and boosted, says Jason Bowling, MD, UT Health San Antonio infectious disease specialist. The good news: “This current surge is not as disruptive in that we are still seeing a relatively lower […]

U.S. News & World Report: Long COVID treatments and recovery

June 27, 2022

Dr. Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, Rehabilitation Medicine, is quoted in this U.S. News & World Report story on long COVID treatments and recovery; debilitating fatigue is among the most common complaints of COVID long-haulers. Read story.

Black patients with cancer fare worse with COVID-19, study shows

April 1, 2022

Structural racism, rather than disease, leads to inequities, authors write Black patients with cancer experienced significantly worse outcomes after COVID-19 diagnosis than non-Hispanic white cancer patients in a study published March 28 in JAMA Network Open. Investigators of the COVID-19 and Cancer Consortium (, which includes more than 125 cancer centers and other organizations, studied […]

Message from the COO: Updated COVID-19 safety protocols

February 23, 2022

Dear UT Health San Antonio faculty, staff and learners: As we continue to monitor the safety impacts of emerging COVID-19 variants, we find ourselves in a reality that requires that we live with a level of ambiguity and flexibility. To that end, we are staying the course for the foreseeable future. We are extending the […]