COVID-19

COVID-19 vaccine panel discussion

February 10, 2021

Experts share what is known about COVID-19 vaccines and immunocompromised patients as well as the vaccination plan for cancer patients.



Mays Cancer Center gives important reminder for World Cancer Day

February 4, 2021

The Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson, joins organizations across the world to honor World Cancer Day on Feb. 4.




COVID-19 vaccines effective against variants, experts say

February 4, 2021

Like annual flu shots, the COVID-19 vaccines strongly protect against multiple strains of coronavirus and show reduced but still significant efficacy against newer variants, infectious diseases specialists from UT Health San Antonio said.




Mays Cancer Center joins leading cancer organizations to warn cancer doesn’t stop for COVID-19 and neither should you

January 28, 2021

The coalition of 76 organizations has released an open letter reminding the public that cancer still poses a major threat to people’s health, and acting as soon as is safely possible can lead to much better outcomes in the future.




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.