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As Florida announces new cases, health labs have noted a lag in testing for pregnant woman and the WHO says Asia will experience wider transmission.
Also today, research highlighted eye infections in mice and brain injury in human babies.
Also, the CDC announced $2.4 million to help large cities detect and manage birth defects, and researchers revealed possible differences in brain cell infections between the 2 Zika lineages.
Also, the WHO said samples from Guinea-Bissau are part of the African lineage, not the Americas one.
With new cases reported, federal and global health officials decry shortages in response funding.
Researchers describe congenital hearing loss associated with Zika in infants born with microcephaly.
Study says 2.2 billion people live in areas suitable for Zika spread, and over the next year more than 5 million babies will be born in vulnerable parts of the Americas.
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