According to Bart Hubbuch of the NY Post, a member of the SNY production team traveling with the New York Mets has been admitted to a Pittsburgh hospital with a possible case of H1N1 Influenza, or popularly called, “Swine Flu.” This unnamed employee is in isolation, and reportedly had contact with players as part of his SNY duties.
Carlos Beltran and John Maine have both been ill with apparent stomach viruses, though niether has shown any symptoms consistent with swine flu. Beltran will not be at PNC Park tonight.
The majority of swine flu cases are not life-threatening, if treated. The Mets and SNY will keep a close watch on the situation.