Many people within the community are still hesitant to receive the vaccine, with concerns about safety and efficacy. In this series, “Your COVID-19 Vaccine Questions Answered,” our experts explain why getting the vaccine is not only safe, but also the best way to protect yourself and the people you love.
If you don’t have a sore arm, “that doesn’t mean the vaccine is not working, it’s just that if you do it’s likely you’re getting a good response," said Fred Campbell, MD, an internal medicine physician and associate professor of medicine.
Ruben Mesa, MD, FACP, executive director of the Mays Cancer Center, hosted a panel discussion with UT Health San Antonio experts to share what is known about the COVID-19 vaccines and immunocompromised patients as well as the vaccination plan for cancer patients.
Ruben Mesa, MD, FACP, executive director of the Mays Cancer Center, spoke to viewers during KSAT 12’s Q&A segment about the importance of cancer patients keeping their appointments during the pandemic.