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Puerto Rico braces for wave of mosquito-borne Zika virus
- February 29, 2016

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has cautioned pregnant women against traveling to the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil, which is worst hit by the outbreak. "Probably a lot of women will be infected with Zika no matter what we do, so we need to just accept that", he said. According to the CDC , no Zika related deaths have been confirmed in pregnant women in the United States, but in two cases infants were lost before full-term. (more...)
Stillborn Without Brain In Brazil Adds To Zika Concerns
- February 29, 2016

Since then, an estimated 1.5 million people are believed to have been infected in the country, and a total of 46 nations have reported some level of Zika infection. Sexual transmission is another concern for pregnant women . "It's important to note that 10-20% of all pregnancies end in a spontaneous miscarriage, so the fact that (Zika is) present doesn't necessarily mean that it caused them". (more...)
Thursday's GOP debate drew 14.5 million on CNN and Telemundo Thursday's GOP debate drew 14.5 million on CNN and Telemundo
- February 27, 2016

The debate produced fireworks between Republican frontrunner Donald Trump, who today picked up an endorsement from former presidential hopeful Chris Christie, and his closest competitors Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz . Now the next debate will give an opportunity to Trump opponents to pin him down. The network will also provide a live stream of the debate on CNN.com's home page and across mobile platforms, available to all users without having to log in. (more...)
Marco Rubio Botched Twitter Typo Burn, Suggested Trump Wet His Pants
- February 27, 2016

Donald Trump on Ted Cruz: "He was in charge of amnesty, he was the leader, and you can ask Marco". A woman had alleged that Trump had "groped" her and made sexual advances on several occasions between 1992 and 1997, after her boyfriend had struck a business deal with the tycoon. (more...)
China Sends Fighter Jets To Contested Island In South China Sea
- February 26, 2016

China would like to have dialogue with the USA on the South China Sea to avoid misjudgement, he said . The report comes a week after it was revealed that Beijing had deployed surface-to-air missiles on an island in the Paracel group, northwest of the Spratlys. (more...)
Beijing Beats New York On Number Of Billionaires Beijing Beats New York On Number Of Billionaires
- February 26, 2016

However, the United States is still not far behind, with 535 billionaires residing within its borders. India also had a good year, home to an extra 14 billionaires in 2015, putting it at third place. On top of that, the Hurun calculations took into account the stock market crash, meaning that China's number of new billionaires is less than the 150 they should have had during the market's peak previous year, reports BigStory . (more...)