Vaccine questions are great, but there are plenty of myths, says Dr. Jason Bowling of University Health

Dr. Jason Bowling, director of hospital epidemiologist at University Health, talks with Steve and Myra about the importance of getting the COVID-19 vaccine.

SAN ANTONIO – Dr. Jason Bowling, director of Hospital Epidemiology at University Health, talked with Steve Spriester and Myra Arthur about COVID-19 vaccines and the questions that come with them.

Here are three takeaways from the segment:

  • Dr. Bowling says the most common vaccine questions have to do with pregnancy and fertility problems. Bowling says those worries are unfounded, there is no indication the vaccines cause infertility or pregnancy problems.
  • Dr. Bowling says asking questions is a great thing to do when it comes to any health concerns.
  • Dr. Bowling says even people who have had COVID-19 should still get vaccinated.

About the Authors:

Steve Spriester started at KSAT in 1995 as a general assignments reporter. Now, he anchors the station's top-rated 5, 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts.

Myra Arthur is passionate about San Antonio and sharing its stories. She graduated high school in the Alamo City and always wanted to anchor and report in her hometown. Myra anchors KSAT News at 6:00 p.m. and hosts and reports for the streaming show, KSAT Explains. She joined KSAT in 2012 after anchoring and reporting in Waco and Corpus Christi.