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News 4: Ask the Doctor: Should my children get the COVID-19 vaccine?

May 14, 2021

Dr. Robert Leverence, chief medical officer for UT Health Physicians, was a live guest on News 4 San Antonio’s morning news show. Dr. Leverence explained what people should know about the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 12 to 15, the side effects to expect after the vaccine is given and the importance of getting […]


Fox 29: Vaccinations for 12 to 15 year olds underway at UT Health San Antonio

May 13, 2021

Dr. Robert Leverence, chief medical officer for UT Health Physicians, was a live guest on Fox San Antonio’s midday news show. Dr. Leverence spoke about what people should know about the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 12 to 15, the plan UT Health San Antonio has for administering the vaccine and the importance of […]


Fox 29: The COVID-19 vaccine may hold the key to vaccines for HIV, Ebola, even cancer

May 13, 2021

Dr. Barbara Taylor, Infectious Diseases, spoke to Fox San Antonio viewers about how mRNA vaccines work and the potential to use this vaccine platform in the future to protect people against HIV, Ebola and even cancer. Watch the story.


San Antonio Business Journal: SA, Miami institutions to team on $10M Latino cancer project

May 13, 2021

This San Antonio Business Journal story is about a new study called  “Avanzando Caminos (Leading Pathways): The Hispanic/ Latino Cancer Survivorship Study” that will unpack the social, cultural, behavioral, psychosocial, biological and medical influences on post-cancer life in Latino cancer survivors. The Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson, is teaming […]


KSAT 12: Q&A: Dr. Amelie Ramirez discusses new research program looking at Latino cancer survivorship

May 13, 2021

Dr. Amelia Ramirez, Institute for Health Promotion Research and Salud America!, joins the KSAT Q&A to discuss a new Latino cancer survivorship study that will unpack the social, cultural, behavioral, psychosocial, biological and medical influences on post-cancer life in Latino cancer survivors. Watch the Q&A. 


Fox 29: UT Health San Antonio expert says triple mutant variant highlights importance of vaccination

May 12, 2021

Dr. Jason Bowling, Infectious Diseases, spoke with Fox San Antonio and News 4 San Antonio viewers about the latest news regarding the COVID-19 variant in India and highlights the benefits of getting vaccinated. Watch the story.