This fall, there will be many opportunities for South Texans to get together and unwittingly spread COVID-19.
Predictive models of expected disease activity agree: How we will fare depends on public behavior.
It’s important for everyone to continue masking and hand-washing during this critical time. Use hand sanitizer often, observe a social distance of at least 6 feet and avoid large gatherings, especially indoors.
“We need to do these things, certainly well into next year and possibly for a couple of years until a large percentage of the world population has been vaccinated,” said Jason Bowling, MD, infectious diseases specialist at UT Health San Antonio.