Health report: Worst flu epidemic in decade

Nineteen Israelis die since beginning of flu season, among them three children; Public Health Association chairman: ‘situation is serious, can’t wait for elections’ The 2019 flu season has been the worst in a decade, said a Health Ministry report published on Monday. The report stated that “there is an increase in respiratory disease affliction rates….

The Guardian view on Trump’s war: UK goes from poodle to lapdog?

This country will not profit from pursuing a reckless Brexit while hitching ourselves to Donald Trump’s Iranian misadventure A British prime minister flies back from a Caribbean holiday where he has been, courtesy of millionaire friends, sunning himself on yachts while the Middle East is in flames and Britain in the grip of a security…

Police give 7-day ultimatum to unregistered vehicles users

The Lagos State Police command has issued a seven-day ultimatum to owners and operators of unregistered vehicles in the state to register their vehicles. Bala Elkana, Police spokesman in Lagos, in a statement listed vehicles with covered or defaced plate numbers, vehicles with fake plate numbers and vehicles without plate numbers. Bala said the enforcement…

Health Alert: Flu Outbreak in Dayton

DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF-WRGT) Miami Valley Hospital said it’s quote “overwhelmed” but prepared to treat the high volume of flu cases it’s seeing. Miami Valley Hospital ER Dr. Ryan Babienco said over the last week they’ve had more than 200 people admitted for flu-like complications. “It’s completely overwhelming,” said Babienco. “You have someone in the next…

FA Cup: Third-round games delayed to raise mental health awareness

Saturday’s FA Cup third-round ties were delayed by a minute as part of the ‘Take a Minute’ mental health campaign.The initiative aims to harness the influence and popularity of football to encourage supporters to take a minute before matches commenced to consider their well-being. It hopes to encourage fans – particularly men – to feel…

how football helps men with mental health

A five-a-side football initiative in Wigan is thriving because it gives men who might have become isolated an outlet In 2017 Peter Hill set up Place2Place FC, a five-a-side team in Wigan for men facing challenging circumstances. It followed the loss of his best friend to suicide in 2014. Two more friends took their lives…