COVID-19


New England Journal of Medicine publishes COVID-19 treatment trial results

January 27, 2021

A clinical trial involving COVID-19 patients hospitalized at UT Health San Antonio and University Health found that a combination of the drugs baricitinib and remdesivir reduced time to recovery.




Masking, good hand hygiene and physical distancing required on campus to stop the spread

January 27, 2021

Even though COVID-19 vaccines are here and the majority of our campus community has been vaccinated, the fight is not over. We must continue masking, hand-washing and physical distancing as the spread of COVID-19 continues.




Journal article reviews century of data showing COVID-19 likely to impact the brain

January 19, 2021

An article published in Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association cites decades of published scientific evidence to make a compelling case for SARS-CoV-2’s expected long-term effects on the brain and nervous system.



Miss your vaccine appointment? Here’s how to reschedule

January 13, 2021

UT Health San Antonio has established an email for faculty, staff and students who missed their COVID-19 vaccine appointments or need to reschedule. The email is covid-19@uthscsa.edu.


Novavax vaccine

Novavax COVID-19 vaccine trial opens at UT Health San Antonio, University Health

January 7, 2021

San Antonians will have the opportunity to participate in the fifth international COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial beginning in January. Locally, 500 participants are being sought.



Nursing student administers COVID vaccine

Thousands receive COVID vaccines, highest risk UT Health patients are next

January 4, 2021

UT Health San Antonio has handed out approximately 8,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine since the first injections began Dec. 15. 

Front-line health care workers, physicians, nurses and students who interact with possible COVID-19 patients received the first shots. The vaccines were made available to all UT Health San Antonio faculty, staff and students Dec. 28.