Flu activity is particularly high in two Latvian cities

During the last two weeks, the number of patients who sought medical help with acute upper respiratory tract infection symptoms increased rapidly (by 28.7%): from 1936.2 cases per 100,000 population in the 46th week to 2492.7 cases per 100,000 population. In Riga, Jēkabpilī and Valmiera, this indicator exceeds the average in Latvia (Rīga – 3327.6, … Read more

Antibiotic-resistant cases of a highly contagious, life-threatening infection have been recorded in Europe

Currently, individual cases have been detected in Switzerland and Germany. “Given the emergence of potential antibiotic resistance, it is important that the elimination of confirmed diphtheria cases is monitored,” the official statement said. On Monday, December 5, the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) also published a warning about antibiotic-resistant diphtheria cases detected … Read more

Fortune shopping for Haaland and Ødegaard – tops the list of sports stars

BIGGEST FORTUNE: Martin Ødegaard (TV) and Erling Braut Haaland’s fortunes increased in 2021. Here for the Norwegian national team in the away game against Latvia in September that year. Photo: Bjørn S. Delebekk / VG Erling Braut Haaland (22) and Martin Ødegaard (23) can show the greatest wealth in 2021 of the active Norwegian athletes. … Read more

Political scientist: negotiations on next year’s state budget may even turn politically bloody

In his opinion, considering how difficult the negotiations on the government’s declaration and positions were, the negotiations on the 2023 budget will be just as difficult and complicated. As reported, after the “United List” party union (AS) also announced its ministerial candidates on Tuesday, the possible composition of the second government of Krišjānis Kariņas (JV) … Read more

Russia has not used Iranian drones in the three-week war in Ukraine

“They haven’t used them for three weeks now. So far there is no information that Iran will supply them with these weapons again,” Ihnat said. The first batch of Iranian drones received by the Russians is likely already over. In addition, weather conditions may have some influence. As Ihnat reminded, weather conditions affect all types … Read more

Actress Kirsty Alley has passed away at the age of 71 after a battle with cancer

“It is with sadness that we announce the passing of our incredible, bright and loving mother,” her children wrote. Ally won an Emmy for her role as a bar manager in the popular TV series Cheers. The actress also appeared in the films “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan”, “Drop Dead Gorgeous” and the … Read more

Russian oppositionist Yashin is being asked to be sentenced to 9 years in prison

The prosecution believes that Yashin, as a deputy of the Krasnoselsk district of the city of Moscow, slandered the Russian army live on his YouTube channel, as if its soldiers had committed the murders of civilians in Buch. At the same time, the prosecution has asked the court to limit Yashin’s opportunities to publish on … Read more

‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ still tops the box office

A month after its release, the film Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is still at the top of the American box office. The film has now amassed 393.7 million in North America alone, in addition to 339 million internationally. In this Marvel film, the kingdom of Wakanda finds itself in the grip of world powers, including … Read more

Politicians should evaluate themselves whether their privilege to reserve tickets for the Song Festival is ethical, according to KNAB

At the same time, KNAB, after reviewing the information available in the public space, does not see any signs that could indicate a possible conflict of interest or other violations of the law “On prevention of conflict of interest in the activities of state officials”. It has already been reported that Saeima deputies and members … Read more

Forecasters’ latest forecast: in some places, a snow cover of up to 30 centimeters thick will fall in the new week

Next week, the atmospheric pressure will decrease, two active cyclones will pass through the area from the south in the middle and end of the week, so snow is often expected. According to current forecasts, many places in Latvia will have to welcome the third Advent with a 20-centimeter-thick snow cover, but in some places … Read more