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.
Ridgefield Teacher Takes Drastic Measures to Keep Her Family Safe
Emily, who's a teacher in Ridgefield, has begun back to school preparations by setting up a tent in her backyard.
Danbury Mayor on Who Will Enforce Island + Ramp Closures
Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton joined the Ethan and Lou show in his regular weekly spot on Thursday (8/27/20) and discussed the Island and boat launch closures coming to Candlewood Lake. Ethan and Lou wanted to know what agency will be enforcing all of this.
Danbury Reports Uptick in Children's COVID-19 Cases
The 9-and-under age group is seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases in Danbury.
CDC Alters Guidelines for Testing and Danbury is NOT Onboard
Who do you believe regarding COVID-19 testing, the CDC, or the CT Department of Health?
'Fatigue Parties' on Candlewood Lake Helped Spark Danbury's Spike
Danbury was doing so well keeping Coronavirus cases contained, so what happened?
Danbury Mayor Supports the Move to Distance Learning For Schools
Danbury Superintendent of Schools Dr. Sal Pascarella has made the decision to move the district to all distance learning after a COVID-19 spike in the City of Danbury. The move will be reexamined in two weeks and the Mayor supports the decision.
Two Friends Turn Quarantine Into Preparing Meals for the Homeless
During these challenging times, this story shows that you can make a difference.
Gov. Lamont Joins Mayor Mark Boughton to Discuss COVID Spike
The Governor went on to talk about how Connecticut has continued at about a 1 percent infection rate, but Danbury had a 6-7 percent uptick, which is why we need to continue to stay cautious.
Gov. Lamont Addresses COVID Spike + Eversource With Ethan + Lou
CT Governor Ned Lamont is in Danbury today (8/25/20) for a press conference to address the recent spike in COVID-19 positives in the city. Ahead of the media engagement (on the ride to Danbury) the Governor called the Ethan and Lou Show.
The Most Expensive CT Home On the Market Will Astound You
For most of us budget-conscious buyers, this 45 million dollar home is just a dream come true. But it can't hurt to take a peek, right?