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.
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Sabres release ticket information, but it's a long process that requires paying for a COVID-19 test.
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Broome/Tioga Approve COVID Guidelines for High School Sports
Broome County January 28 outlined its guidance for high schools to bring student athletics back on the court and field during the coronavirus pandemic.
Broome & Tioga Officials Discuss Resumption of School Sports
Broome and Tioga County leaders are working with school districts on getting high-risk student sports programs back in practice and competitions.
COVID-19 Puts UAlbany Men’s Basketball On Temporary Pause
The University of Albany Men's Basketball program received tough news today that they would be forced to go back on pause. A Tier One member of the program has tested positive for COVID-19. Tier One consists of coaches, players, managers and any staff that comes into direct contact with the tea…