Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and a key figure in the United States’ battle against the COVID-19 pandemic, appeared on Snapchat’s Good Luck America program to discuss a handful of disease-related topics, including whether or not professional sports could return to action any time soon.
The question was specifically aimed at whether or not Major League Baseball would be able to get its season rolling during the summer and whether the NFL and college football would be able to operate in the fall. According to Dr. Fauci, the return of sports is possible, but it would require some strict guidelines.
“There’s a way of doing that,” Fauci told Snapchat’s Peter Hamby. “Nobody comes to the stadium. Put [the players] in big hotels, wherever you want to play, keep them very well surveilled. … Have them tested every single week and make sure they don’t wind up infecting each other or their family, and just let them play the season out.”
It’s become very clear at this point that if sports do return, …
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