Will It Be Safe to Work Out at the Gym After Coronavirus?

Stephen Berger, M.D., a board-certified infectious disease doctor and co-founder of the Global Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology Network (GIDEON), an online diagnosis and reference tool for infectious diseases and microbiology … [explains] “A gym is just another venue in which disease can be passed from person to person, and the risk of contracting COVID-19 might increase there, where group sports and games require close personal contact,” he explains. “The fact that you might be young and healthy won’t affect your chance of becoming [infected]; it will really only increase your chances of surviving an infection without severe or fatal consequences.”