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The number of 6 key tick-borne diseases rose from 48,610 to 59,349 cases.
In a sample from a patient who died, researchers saw signs that the H7N9 virus had started to mutate to a form resistant to Tamiflu.
Panel finds overall response was thorough, but notes policy gaps and some missteps after the samples were found.
Though deep cuts aren't likely to be enacted, health groups and experts aired strong concerns.
The plan includes a $2.8 billion boost to HHS but cuts to global health.
The budget supports earlier commitment to Gavi vaccine initiatives but dials back funds for other global health efforts.
The vaccine protected macaques from infection 5 weeks later and mice 5 months later.
In other Zika news, Florida reported more local Zika cases over the past few days, officials announced the launch of a vaccine trial, and Palau reported its first local case.
Also today, a Lancet letter details the second case of female-to-male sexual spread.
In other developments, without Zika funding federal officials have had to tap research money for cancer and other diseases.
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