COVID-19

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UT Health San Antonio scientists continue relentless fight against COVID-19

June 28, 2021

Our biochemistry team learns more about how the coronavirus disguises itself in the body.



UT Healthier campaign sign at the San Antonio International Airport.

Traveling in a pandemic and the resumption of international business travel

June 23, 2021

By Chris Fuglestad, MFS, Office of International Services UT Health San Antonio international business will be considered again starting July 1. International business travel plays an integral role in the university’s mission to make lives better, and for many faculty members, the coronavirus pandemic brought international collaboration to an abrupt halt. But for Gabriel de Erausquin, MD, […]



WebMD: Help avoid COVID, injury as kids return to sports

June 22, 2021

Dr. Caitlyn Mooney, MD, Orthopaedics & Pediatrics, contributed to a Web MD story that speaks to the caution that needs to be taken as young athletes, once again, take to the fields, courts, tracks and rinks after such a long period away from such athletics due to restrictions of the pandemic; doctors are seeing more […]



In JAMA Oncology: Convalescent plasma improves survival in COVID-19 patients with blood cancers

June 17, 2021

Convalescent plasma therapy was associated with better survival in blood cancer patients hospitalized with COVID-19, especially in sicker patients. The findings by the COVID-19 and Cancer Consortium (CCC19) are newly published in the peer-reviewed journal JAMA Oncology.



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Novavax vaccine is highly protective against COVID-19 in Phase 3 results

June 17, 2021

UT Health San Antonio collaborated with University Health as part of the international COVID-19 Prevention Network and enrolled 176 Novavax clinical trial participants in San Antonio for the Phase 3 study, which is called PREVENT-19.



Coping with the stresses of immigration through art

June 3, 2021

The Office of International Services (OIS) and the Graduate Medical Education (GME) office team up every spring and summer to help manage the initial and continuing documentation for foreign medical graduates for UT Health San Antonio residency and fellowship programs.