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SEC task force member Q&A: ‘I think our teams can absolutely get through this’

August 15, 2020

By Josh Kendall and Seth Emerson

A member of the medical task force charged with advising the SEC on the safety of a fall football season is unaware of any conference football players who have developed myocarditis as a result of COVID-19, and she believes the conference’s team doctors are prepared to handle the heart condition if it arises.

“We always look for it after viral infections,” Dr. Catherine O’Neal told The Athletic on Friday afternoon.

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