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Structure details may yield clues on how Zika damages cells and offer an inside track to drug, vaccine, and test developers.
About 31% thought the virus spreads through sneezes, and 42% didn't know about sexual transmission.
PAHO employs the Muppets, and Argentina, New Zealand report possible sexual spread.
Initial tests suggest the 5 new cases, including 4 deaths, are part of a known chain.
The infected Americans are health workers, ages 33 and 47, the latter of whom died.
WHO head calls for a focus on building healthcare capacity, asks for more funds.
Experts said only 2 of the new methods—Wolbachia and transgenic mosquitoes—were at the stage for carefully designed pilot projects.
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