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As H5N6 spreads in parts of Asia, the H5N8 strain hits more farms in Hungary, Poland, and France.
Five of the six candidates are medical doctors, and four have served as health ministers.
"As we anticipated, Zika is now here," CDC Director Tom Frieden says.
Also, the NAS says more research is needed on genetically modified mosquitoes.
The patient was hospitalized with an H1N2v infection but has recovered, the CDC said, adding that 3 more kids have died from flu.
Experts say the world cannot ease up on efforts to fully develop Ebola vaccines.
The organizations have signed an agreement worth $5 million to advance the VSV-EBOV vaccine.
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