WWE;s Roman Reigns, a cancer survivor, is being closely monitored by doctors amidst COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak due to his weakened immune system following his battle with leukaemia.Also Read - Uttar Pradesh Reports First Zika Virus Case in Kanpur, Team of Experts Sent From Delhi
According to noted Pro-wrestling journalist Dae Meltzer, doctors are going to monitor Reigns. “They have doctors who are going to monitor Roman Reigns, but he’s got a weakened immune system to a degree because the CML leukaemia is in him for life. He beat it. It may not come back, it may come back. CML is one of those things that can come back and you know, likely will and he’ll likely go through the same scenario that he did,” said Meltzer in the Wrestling Observer Radio podcast. Also Read - Bihar: Gaya Residents to Face Legal Action If Unvaccinated; Will not Be Entitled to Receive Food on Subsidised Rate
“It’s one of those things that’s in you and it can come back. That’s one of the things that’s not really good as far as risk goes,” he went on to add. Also Read - Over 17,000 Covid-19 Vaccine Doses Given to Inmates in Delhi Jails; Tihar Records the Highest
Reigns was forced out of action for four months in October 2018 due to the relapse of the disease, but he later announced that he was in remission.
“Reigns is NOT displaying any symptoms of coronavirus, but the deadly bug does tend to target those with weakened immune systems”, reported The Sun.
The deadly pandemic has rocked the world of sports with all sporting activities suspended for a foreseeable future to try and stop the spread of the disease that has so taken nearly 9,000 lives and has effected over 1,00,000 people globally including sports personalities.
WWE too have been forced to conduct their weekly shows behind closed doors with no spectators and their marquee event of the year, Wrestlemania 36, originally scheduled for April 5 in Tampa Bay, Florida has been moved to the WW’s Performance Center and it will also be a closed-door affair, presented in two nights (April 5 and 6).