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New York City confirms its first Zika-related microcephaly case, Florida is investigating a possible 2nd local infection, and Puerto Rico turns down a CDC plan to spray for mosquitoes.
Shortening the course of NICU antibiotics led to a 27% drop in use and an increase in appropriate prescribing.
Also, researchers report that Culex quinquefasciatus mosquitoes are a potential Zika vector, and CDC notes 3 new cases of birth defects.
Most recipients produced antibodies, but 34% had no immune response to the outbreak strain.
As officials probe the source of the infection, mosquito control activities are under way in the area and Zika kits are being distributed.
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