NFL suspends all COVID-19 protocols for the 2022 season

Andrew Noymer, PhD, associate professor of public health at the University of California Irvine, told Verywell, “I think it’s a poor decision and it’s not in the best interest of the players to drop vaccine requirements and other precautions,” he said. “I think it may result in more sick players even though players in the NFL are extremely healthy young men and potentially staff who are older on average.” … “There’s this feeling that COVID is over and will be milder than the winter that’s just ending, but COVID is endemic now,” Noymer said.