College football schedules are generally made up years in advance. But this fall, many teams could be facing an unexpected opponent. The H1N1 virus, commonly known as swine flu, could infect between 30% and up to 50% of the American population during the fall and winter months, with large outbreaks expected at universities.
The virus swept through the Duke roster two weeks ago, and Tulane canceled fan day last Saturday after 27 players came down with Type A flu, the same strain as H1N1. I examine the potential impact of H1N1 on the college season in my latest piece for Covers.com.
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