On February 11, 2020 the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, first identified in Wuhan China. The new name of this disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. In COVID-19, ‘CO’ stands for ‘corona,’ ‘VI’ for ‘virus,’ and ‘D’ for disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as “2019 novel coronavirus” or “2019-nCoV”. There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused be a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. The name of this disease was selected following the World Health Organization (WHO) best practice for naming of new human infectious diseases.
Syracuse University COVID-19 Protocols For The Carrier Dome
Syracuse University has laid out COVID-19 protocols for games and events at the Carrier Dome. Here's what you'll need to know.
Sporting Goods Chain, Started in Binghamton, Sees COVID Rebound
A return to team sports means a return to profitability for a national sporting goods chain got its start as a fishing supply store in Binghamton decades ago.
The NFL Did Not Like What Buffalo Bills GM Brandon Beane Said This Week
The NFL had to speak with Bills GM Brandon Beane after his comments this week.
Gyms, Offices and Outdoor Venues Can Soon Allow More People
More people can soon start heading back to the office, the gym, sporting events and concerts as capacity limits start to increase in New York. Beginning May 15, casinos and gyms will rise to 50% capacity; and on May 19 large outdoor venues will be allowed 33%.
You'll Need This On Your Phone To Enter Bills Games This Season
You'll likely need this on your phone to enter Bills games this season.
Josh Allen Had Strong Words For Those Saying The COVID-19 Vaccine Should Be Mandated
Josh Allen had some interesting quotes for whether or not the COVID-19 vaccine should be mandated?
Orange Basketball Celebrations Drive up COVID Numbers at S.U.
Irresponsible Syracuse University students celebrating Orange basketball are driving up the COVID-19 infections at the university
New York State Should Extend The Restaurant Curfew For Syracuse Game
With Syracuse University Men's Basketball entering the Sweet 16, fans will eagerly be waiting for Saturday's game against Houston. Those excited fans will have to wait until 9:55PM for that game to tip off and for now that means they won't be able to go to a bar or restaurant to watch it.