Wednesday, September 2, 2009

NHL Playing Close Attention To H1N1

Wearing a surgical mask, a security guard sits in the empty Azul stadium during a Mexican League Championship soccer match in Mexico City in May, 2009. Fans were banned to avoid spread of the H1N1 virus. Photograph by: Henry Romero, Reuters

From The Montreal Gazette:

When the H1N1 virus first appeared in Mexico in April, professional soccer leagues there reacted quickly and dramatically to avoid a quick escalation in the number of cases.

Nearly 200 Mexican League games were played in empty stadiums.

CONCACAF, soccer's governing body in North America, cancelled an under-17 tournament. The Nationwide Golf Tour, one step below the PGA, cancelled the Mexico Open tournament, which was originally scheduled for late May.

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My Comment: My ticket scalper friends are worried.

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