Multiple Big Ten schools ‘not experiencing’ high levels of myocarditis

Saturday Tradition: Representatives from multiple B1G schools are already saying that they’re not experiencing an issue with myocarditis in “30 to 35 percent” of student-athletes, as suggested earlier this week by a Penn State team doctor.

Thursday, the Centre Times Daily reported that Penn State director of athletic medicine Wayne Sebastianelli recently spoke during a State College Area school board of director meeting and provided some insight on the connection between COVID-19 and myocarditis. Per Sebastianelli, between 30 and 35 percent of B1G athletes who tested positive for the virus also appeared to have myocarditis.

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