We hear a lot of statistics and numbers regarding COVID-19. Dr. Michael Saag with UAB explains what medical professionals are looking for.
Infectious disease specialist and epidemiologist Dr. Michael Saag says the safest way to play football this fall is widespread testing. He suggests testing players on Friday before games. Those who test positive won't play.
Dr. Michael Saag studies diseases for a living. But no amount of study could've prepared him for having COVID-19 himself. "I didn't know if each night I would deteriorate and have to go in the hospital, or whether I would survive the night," he says.