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 […]

Vaccine safety and efficacy

January 24, 2022

At this point, we know the COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective, Dr. Jason Bowling, associate professor at UT Health San Antonio, says because we have so much experience giving them to people and following up to see how they do.