Over a dozen Marlins players and staff members have tested positive for COVID-19.
Following the Marlins’ coronavirus outbreak, Dr. Anthony Fauci believes the MLB season could be at risk but doesn’t need to be shut down now.
Over a dozen Marlins players and staff members tested positive for the virus by Monday, and another four players reportedly tested positive on Tuesday. The team postponed their home opener against the Orioles on Monday night and remains stuck in Philadelphia following the outbreak. It also led the Phillies to postpone their game Monday night against the visiting Yankees while waiting to be tested.
Despite concerns over whether MLB should move forward with the season, Fauci told Good Morning America‘s George Stephanopoulos it’s not time to halt all games.
“This could put it in danger,” said Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. “I don’t believe they need to stop, but
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