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We hear a lot of statistics and numbers regarding COVID-19. Dr. Michael Saag with UAB explains what medical professionals are looking for.

Dr. Michael Saag, an infectious disease doctor at UAB, tells us he’s very worried about the next four weeks in Alabama, especially with hospitalizations.

Infectious disease Dr. Michael Saag on wearing mask, "To me, it's patriotism. We're in a war against a virus ... The least we can do is wear a mask. It's our patriotic duty." "I hate that we're pulling apart. Please, please ignore the politics."

UAB Infectious Disease Director Dr. Michael Saag on why people need to wear masks in public. “If we aren’t pulling together and do what we need to do, we’re going to have a big mess on our hands in August, and that goes beyond college football.”

UAB Infectious Disease Director Dr. Michael Saag says that if five percent of students who return to college campuses in the fall have COVID-19, "We're going to see widespread transmission on college campuses."

UAB Infectious Disease Director Dr. Michael Saag tells us about the risks of having fans at football games this fall. “Being outside yelling, cheering spreads the virus in a big, big way. We’ll have to see if infections spike after a big game.”

"Those who say more testing is the only cause for the rise in cases are simply wrong, said Dr. Michael Saag, infectious disease expert at UAB. “They’re not walking through the hospital like I am, seeing the entire ICU just loaded with only COVID patients"

In one of his first TV appearances since taking a broadcast hiatus, the nation’s top infectious diseases expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, joins CBS 42’s Art Franklin and Dr. Michael Saag of Nexstar’s “Coronavirus House Calls” to answer that question, among others.

In one of his first TV appearances since taking a broadcast hiatus, the nation’s top infectious diseases expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, joins CBS 42’s Art Franklin and Dr. Michael Saag of Nexstar’s “Coronavirus House Calls” to answer that question, among others.

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.

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When Dr. Michael Saag got COVID-19, he tried an unproven remedy touted by some in the Trump administration. "These drugs...can have electrocardiogram abnormalities, and that puts somebody at risk for sudden death. So in retrospect, I'm a little ashamed."

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.

Dr. Michael Saag, an associate dean for global health at University of Alabama at Birmingham and infectious disease expert recently recovered from COVID-19. He walks us through the COVID and containment measures implemented by the United States.

UAB Infectious Disease Director Dr. Michael Saag says a treatment for the coronavirus by May or June could be a "game changer," preventing people from having to be hospitalized.

MONDAY on @cspanwj  Primetime: Dr. Anthony Fauci answers viewer questions and Dr. Michael Saag@msaagmd ) discusses the country's fight against #COVID19  - WATCH LIVE at 8pm ET on C-SPAN

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