A Hawaiian woman has given birth to a baby with microcephaly just a few days after the US Center for Disease Control issued a travel warning to pregnant women to avoid traveling to a list of 14 countries in South, the Caribbean and Central America. In addition to the microcephaly the baby had traces of the virus in his blood. The Hawaiian woman had been in Brazil while pregnant. The virus is spread through mosquitoes.
Monthly Archives: January 2016
Positive Train Control, PTC, is a life-saving technology that should be, but is not, installed in all trains. On January 13 the National Train Safety Board issued a warning that without PTC the country could be heading towards more deadly … read more
The latest film released by the “Star Wars” franchise, “The Force Awakens” is poised to become the highest grossing film in history, taking away that honor from the 2009 blockbuster movie “Avatar” which earned $760,507,625 in the US and an … read more
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that many US companies are showing stronger interest in Iran as US sanctions are soon to be lifted on doing business in what was a hostile, Middle Eastern country. US business would like to … read more
Listen to the analysis from the former US Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton explain the recent launching of a rocket by Iran near the USS HarryTruman as the ship launches airstrikes against ISIS (Islamic State.) The Truman is … read more