The UK is reporting extremely low numbers of flu cases, with experts saying they haven’t seen such low cases in over 130 years. While the flu is down, the UK continues to battle high COVID-19 related infections this winter.
Medical experts told the Sunday Times that the flu seems to have “almost completely wiped out” with such low numbers that rates went down by an entire 95%.
117-year-old French nun Sister André has survived COVID-19 in three weeks. The oldest person in Europe didn’t realize she was infected. While it’s not clear which COVID-19 test she took, many experts have expressed doubt about the efficacy of tests like the PCR.
A Ukraine man who was “not satisfied” with the city’s snow plowing efforts took matters upon himself. He called the police, confessing that he murdered his mother’s partner and insisted that authorities bring a snowplow with them to make the arrest.
The deadly snowstorm that swept through Texas earlier this month left some residents with thousands of dollars worth of bills for gas and hydro. The mayor of Houston says the state should pay these bills.
Sarasota, Florida, lifted its mandatory masking policy against advice from health experts. Commissioners stated that face coverings were too “burdensome” for citizens and businesses, and the city could not penalize everyone who breached the rule.
Pfizer and BioNTech will jab approximately 4000 pregnant women with their experimental COVID-19 vaccines in an effort to understand the vaccine’s effects. Globally, millions have already received shots of the vaccines authorized for emergency use.
Nottingham Forest FC’s star striker Lyle Taylor says he will no longer take the knee before matches, stating that the Black Lives Matter group is a “Marxist” movement.
Since January 16, at least 19 people in India have died after receiving Covaxin and Covishield vaccines, some dying as quickly as in a few hours. However, the government has denied any connection between the vaccines and deaths.
The Dutch government was asked to reverse its COVID-19 curfew after The Hague court ruled that the curfew infringes on people’s rights and has no legal grounds.
After comparing MPP Andrea Horwath’s voice to the sound of nails on a chalkboard during a debate, Premier Doug Ford rejects calls to apologize. Is it appropriate for Ontario’s Premier to respond that way? At INN24, we wonder if he will suffer consequences for his actions.
Large crowds gathered in Myanmar’s capital, Nay Pyi Taw, to attend the funeral of a woman who was killed during a protest against a military coup.