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In other developments, the first US Zika death was reported, local transmission was announced in Saint Barthelemy, and Papua New Guinea made the CDC's travel advisory list.
A case-study series from the Pew Charitable Trusts profiles the impact of antibiotic stewardship programs, which also include cost savings.
Case numbers increased in US territories, as did travel-linked ones on the mainland, and little changed last week at the global level.
The White House is stepping up calls for Congress to pass $1.9 billion in emergency funding.
The global economic burden of a disease that kills 200,000 annually is a staggering $60 billion a year.
The authors suggest that a focused monitoring program could help fill gaps.
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