False Positives In Sports Demonstrate The Ongoing Failure of COVID Testing Programs, Save Colorado

False Positives In Sports Demonstrate The Ongoing Failure of COVID Testing Programs

The owners and managers of sports teams have a vested interest in the health of their employees aka the players. Their business model is dependent on the health of their best pitchers, quarterbacks, or goalies. Of all people, these owners and managers would want to get to the bottom of the story with COVID testing, as their bottom line depends on it. If what we have been seeing with false positives among athletes and professional sports teams is any indication of what is happening with the general public, then we have a real problem.

The past few months have been wrought with headlines about athletes testing positive for COVID-19. While some of the positive tests may have been as genuine as they could be, others in alarming numbers have been confirmed to be false positives. The following clips are just a few of the many number of false positive COVID-19 cases strictly among athletes and sports teams.

UTEP claims 10 players who tested positive Saturday have since tested negative

False Positives In Sports Demonstrate The Ongoing Failure of COVID Testing Programs, Save Colorado
False Positives In Sports Demonstrate The Ongoing Failure of COVID Testing Programs, Save Colorado

https://www.elpasotimes.com/story/sports/2020/11/30/dimel-raises-possibility-false-positive-covid-tests/6463715002/

False Positives In Sports Demonstrate The Ongoing Failure of COVID Testing Programs, Save Colorado
False Positives In Sports Demonstrate The Ongoing Failure of COVID Testing Programs, Save Colorado

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/psu/2020/11/18/penn-state-football-james-franklin-false-positives/stories/202011180164

False Positives In Sports Demonstrate The Ongoing Failure of COVID Testing Programs, Save Colorado
False Positives In Sports Demonstrate The Ongoing Failure of COVID Testing Programs, Save Colorado

https://sports.yahoo.com/pac-12-apologizes-for-stanford-players-false-positive-covid-19-test-ahead-of-oregon-game-162742583.html

False Positives In Sports Demonstrate The Ongoing Failure of COVID Testing Programs, Save Colorado
False Positives In Sports Demonstrate The Ongoing Failure of COVID Testing Programs, Save Colorado
False Positives In Sports Demonstrate The Ongoing Failure of COVID Testing Programs, Save Colorado

https://richmond.com/sports/college/richmond/spiders-continue-to-sort-through-covid-19-pause/article_bd2741f9-4221-5f5b-b09d-499b76a4a6cd.html

False Positives In Sports Demonstrate The Ongoing Failure of COVID Testing Programs, Save Colorado
False Positives In Sports Demonstrate The Ongoing Failure of COVID Testing Programs, Save Colorado

https://www.si.com/nfl/2020/08/24/covid-19-false-positives-trial-run-sam-darnold-joe-judge

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