COVID-19


Global health care worker burnout is high and ‘unsustainable’

March 26, 2021

Physicians aren’t alone. A published letter by Dharam Kaushik, MD, associate professor of urology and surgeon with the Mays Cancer Center, also references a large study of burnout and trauma in nurses during the pandemic.




COVID-19 nasal swab test may not be best for those who’ve had sinus surgery

March 26, 2021

People who have had major sinus surgery should consult their ENT doctor before undergoing COVID-19 swab testing, new research indicates. Switching to other testing may be warranted for safety.




Masking requirement to continue at UT Health San Antonio

March 8, 2021

Reflecting our commitment to the health of the community, UT Health San Antonio and all of its locations will continue to follow all COVID-19 safety protocols, including the requirement to wear masks.




Mays Cancer Center conducting study to learn how COVID-19 vaccine affects patients with cancer

March 4, 2021

Individuals with cancer who get COVID-19 are more likely to have severe illness and higher death rates compared to the general public. This study aims to help prevent worse outcomes in patients with cancer and COVID-19




Your COVID-19 vaccine questions answered with Dr. Amelie Ramirez

March 2, 2021

With the COVID-19 vaccine now here, hopes for stopping the spread and returning to normal life are on the rise. But many people are still hesitant to receive the vaccine, with concerns about safety and efficacy. In this series, “Your COVID-19 Vaccine Questions Answered,” our experts explain why getting the vaccine is not only safe, but also the best way to protect yourself and the people you love.



Your COVID-19 vaccine questions answered with Dr. Amelie Ramirez

February 22, 2021

With the COVID-19 vaccine now here, hopes for stopping the spread and returning to normal life are on the rise. But many people within the community are still hesitant to receive the vaccine, with concerns about safety and efficacy. In this series, “Your COVID-19 Vaccine Questions Answered,” our experts explain why getting the vaccine is not only safe, but also the best way to protect yourself and the people you love.