COVID-19

The COVID-19 vaccine is here, but the fight is not over

December 17, 2020

Ruth Berggren, MD, infectious disease specialist for UT Health San Antonio, explains the excitement surrounding the arrival and distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine and the importance of not letting our guard down during the holidays.



‘Hope in a vial’: COVID-19 vaccinations begin at UT Health San Antonio

December 16, 2020

UT Health San Antonio made history when the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine was administered to the university’s front-line health care workers, physicians, nurses and students.




UT Health San Antonio’s Dr. Ruth Berggren dispels vaccine myths during live KSAT 12 Town Hall

December 11, 2020

Dr. Ruth Berggren, infectious disease specialist at UT Health San Antonio, joined city officials and experts for a COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall live-streamed discussion on KSAT.com.




Safely celebrating the holidays during COVID-19

November 19, 2020

Masking, social distancing, good hand hygiene and limiting numbers of people at gatherings have proven to stop the spread of COVID-19.




Give thanks safely

November 18, 2020

A safer Thanksgiving doesn’t mean a nonexistent one. The safest, almost no-risk Thanksgiving is a celebration with members of your household only.




This fall, keep up your resolve – and masks! – against COVID-19

October 29, 2020

Predictive models of expected disease activity agree: How we will fare depends on public behavior. Everyone should continue masking, handwashing and social distancing.