At the news conference which took place this Monday, The NBA star Rudy Gobert mocked Coronavirus. As he left the conference, he touched all the recording devices that the reporters placed in front of him.
It was all fun and games until, on Wednesday, he was confirmed to have Coronavirus. In this way. Shortly after this incident, the NBA decided to suspend the season until the situation will be under control.
Think about it. A room with more than 100 people inside. Journalists who touched the devices. They all need to be quarantined now because of the lack of prudence of this 20-year-old basketball player.
On Wednesday night, Rudy Gobert could not give any statement. Evan Fournier of the Orlando Magic declared, according to The Washington Post: “Was just on the phone with Rudy. He is doing good man. Let’s not panic everyone. Love you.”
In Australia, Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, have been also tested positive. Read more here!
But this is not a joke anymore. The situation is getting more and more complicated. The number of infected people is increasing worldwide. We do not need to panic, but we do need to respect the protocols, to protect ourselves and the others. This is the only way we can stop this epidemic.