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NFL Opens Season with 94% of Players Vaccinated

Fox News reports on the latest vaccination rates in the National Football League (NFL) and discusses best practices for professional sports with Riley J. Williams III, MD, sports medicine surgeon at HSS.

While not involved with the NFL, Dr. Williams applauds the league’s efforts to educate players about the vaccine and the overall compliance. “Also, having high rates of vaccination is going to enhance player availability,” he noted.

The segment aired during the 4 p.m. news hour on September 12.