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.
Lt. Governor Says Cuomo’s Tour of Bills Stadium “Put On The Back-Burner”
Fans and players continue to wonder when Bills Stadium will allow fans this season.
Drive-Thru, Gym, Bath Goods and Bus Exposure Sites
The Broome County Health Department says it has learned of people at more businesses who have tested positive for the coronavirus.
The 2021 Binghamton Pond Festival Has Been Canceled
The annual Binghamton Pond Festival, a weekend outdoor charity hockey tournament that takes place at Chenango Valley State Park, has been canceled for 2021.
Binghamton Placed In COVID-19 'Yellow Zone': What That Means
Governor Andrew Cuomo has a new scale that outlines the regulations cluster communities must face, and Binghamton has found itself on the spectrum.
The Binghamton Devils Season Would Have Started This Week
I'm looking forward to the Devils' season this year. When play stopped, they were the hottest team in the league, and this week, they resigned more players.
NFL Postpones Titans Game This Week And It Could Impact Buffalo
This postponement could have a direct impact on the Buffalo Bills season. The Bills are scheduled to travel to Nashville to take on Tennessee on Sunday, October 11th.
Could COVID-19 Outbreak With Titans Hurt Bills Season?
The first major hurdle for the NFL season involving the COVID-19 pandemic has happened. The Tennesse Titans have shut down their facility and all players and coaches are working remotely after 3 players and 5 staff members have tested positive for COVID-19. Sources are reporting the Minnesota Viking…