Waterloo Public Health postpones immunization enforcement to prep for COVID-19

Waterloo Public Health announced on Wednesday that it will not be suspending any kids who are not immunized this spring. In a statement, the agency says all enforcement of the Immunization of School Pupils’ Act has been postponed as it works with health care partners to coordinate and implement the

Families mark first anniversary of Ethiopian 737 MAX crash

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Bereaved families who lost loved ones aboard Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 converged on the crash site on Tuesday to mark the first anniversary of the tragedy, a day after an interim report focused on software installed on the Boeing 737 MAX jet. The accident killed all

Donald Trump snubs reporters and walks away when questioned over coronavirus test

Donald Trump failed to acknowledge reporters asking whether the US President has been tested for coronavirus coming into contact with a person now in self-quarantine. President Trump last week flew on Air Force One with Representative Matt Gaetz who later announced he would self-isolate after being informed he was exposed

GP appointments to be held by video link ‘immediately’ amid coronavirus outbreak

GP and outpatient appointments will now be held “digitally” where possible “with immediate effect” as the coronavirus spreads across the UK. The health secretary Matt Hancock has announced a current "digital-first" rollout will be extended across the country wherever “clinically and practically possible”. This will mean appointments being carried out

Iran coronavirus deaths reach 291, cases at more than 8,000: health ministry

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s death toll from coronavirus infections jumped on Tuesday to 291 and the total number of infections rose to more than 8,000, the health ministry said. Health Ministry spokesman Kianush Jahanpur announced on state television that in the last 24 hours the number of new infections was

Kremlin says Trump cannot visit Russia for Victory Day in May

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin said on Tuesday that the United States had told Moscow that U.S. President Donald Trump would not travel to Russia to mark Victory Day on May 9. Putin presides over an annual parade on May 9 to commemorate the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry ‘upset’ after being snubbed by The Queen

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry reportedly became upset after being dropped from The Queen’s arrival party on Commonwealth Day. Harry and Meghan reportedly became emotional after they learned there were not permitted join the senior Royals at Westminster Abbey. The Queen, Prince Charles and Camilla, and Prince William and Kate

Police launch search as girl, 15, vanishes from home wearing dressing gown

A girl, 15, went missing in her dressing gown more than 24 hours ago has sparked a desperate police search. Abbie-Lea Bolshaw lives in Blackpool, Lancashire, but police believe she may be in her home city of Manchester. Police have said they are "extremely concerned" for her welfare and urgent

Coronavirus: Global stock markets rebound after record-setting declines

Global stock markets rebounded Tuesday from record-setting declines after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would ask Congress for a tax cut and other measures to ease the pain of the spreading coronavirus outbreak. Oil prices also recovered some of their losses in Monday’s record-setting plunge. London opened 1.8 per