India and Turkey confirm their first cases of (A)H1N1 influenza.
The United Kingdom experiences its first critical case of A(H1N1) influenza.
H1N1 influenza kills a third United States citizen and spreads to Australia and Japan.
The European Union, Australia, India, Malaysia, Singapore, and Turkey ground all Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets. This means 40% of the global fleet is now grounded, with Indonesia, China and several airlines grounding their aircraft yesterday. Boeing states they will issue a software update for the model within weeks.
Reporters Without Borders releases their annual report regarding press freedom around the world with 71 journalists killed in 2013 so far. The deadliest countries are Syria, India, the Philippines, Pakistan, and Somalia while the worst jailers are China, Turkey, Eritrea, Iran, and Syria.
21 suspected cases of swine flu A (H1N1), with one death, have been reported in Thanjavur in India.