Former Chelsea doctor Eva Carneiro warns ‘it only takes one case for this to blow up’ as football tries to return amid the coronavirus crisis – as she calls for ‘infection control training’ for premier league managers and players
- Premier League’s Project Restart is considering ways to conclude the season
- Doctor Eva Carneiro worked on the medical team at Chelsea for six years
- She’s indicated that games returning could lead to explosion of Covid – cases
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The (Premier League ’s Project Restart is considering ways to conclude the – season in a safe and secure way without exposing anyone to risk of infection.
And Carneiro, who worked on the medical team at Chelsea for six years, has issued a warning regarding the resumption of football, indicating that games returning could lead to an explosion in Covid – (cases.) Eva Carneiro Eva Carneiro has warned ‘it only takes one case for this to blow up’ as football tries to return ‘It has to be a broad effort, this is greater than any individual, any single entity, any team or manager or player, ‘she told
‘It’s in all our interests to change this.’
Premier League’s Project Restart considering ways to conclude season in safe and
Paris Saint-Germain were crowned champions in France on Thursday while Lorient were promoted after Ligue 1 and 2 were cancelled following the French government ban on all sport until September.
‘Project Restart’ has ramped up as the Premier League met again on Friday for crunch talks to finalise football’s plan to finish the campaign.
Carneiro, who is now Sports and Exercise Medicine Doctor at the Sports Medical Group in London’s Harley Street, has called for ‘infection control training’ for Premier League managers and players.
Carneiro worked on the medical team at Premier League outfit Chelsea for six years
‘Doctors are trained in infection control but this is a level of infection control that we’re starting to learn about so they will need effective training, ‘she added.
‘But absolutely training the wider staff, the non-medical staff in the football club because infection will be affecting all of those individuals.
‘Getting them to follow protocols and procedures that are rigorous enough to contain infection in a possible case and know how to identify that and the communication that’s required will be a real challenge given what’s at stake in football on a daily basis. ‘
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