KENS 5 Medical Minute: What is HPV and how to prevent cancer

February 4, 2021

Georgia McCann, MD, associate professor, gynecologic oncology, explains the importance of getting the human papillomavirus vaccine at an early age to prevent cancer in this KENS 5 Medical Minute. Medical Minute is a collaboration between UT Health San Antonio and KENS 5. Watch video

KSAT 12: San Antonio doctor explains if pregnant women should receive COVID-19 vaccine

December 23, 2020

Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases, explained to KSAT 12 news audiences that Pfizer’s vaccine trials tried to exclude pregnant women, but that did not happen; 23 women got pregnant anyway and are now being monitored. Moderna’s vaccine has not officially been studied on pregnant women either. Read and watch the story.