PSU football doctor: 30-35 percent of COVID-19-positive Big Ten athletes had myocarditis (Centre Daily Times)

Centre Daily Times: PSU football doctor: 30-35 percent of COVID-19-positive Big Ten athletes had myocarditis. “During a State College Area school board of directors meeting on Monday night, Wayne Sebastianelli — Penn State’s director of athletic medicine — made some alarming comments about the link between COVID-19 and myocarditis, particularly in Big Ten athletes. Sebastianelli said that cardiac MRI scans revealed that approximately a third of Big Ten athletes who tested positive for COVID-19 appeared to have myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart muscle that can be fatal if left unchecked.”

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