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Experts offer approaches for moving the GOF conundrum forward that are not mutually exclusive, such as lifting the moratorium, seeking international consensus, and establishing a review board.
Also, Brazil's health ministry rejected a possible microcephaly link to larvicides, and experts are gathering for a US Zika priority workshop tomorrow.
The administration's request covers both domestic and international actions, with CDC's EOC at a level to speed up and coordinate the response.
The percentage of clinic visits for flu rose to 2.2%, above the national baseline of 2.1%.
In other developments, the HHS announced more funding for a rapid Ebola test.
One treatment is a new type of antiviral targeted for hospitalized patients, and the second is a monoclonal antibody.
The transfer of potentially live B anthracis by an Army lab involved 575 shipments in 10 years, an official said.
BARDA's director says he's hopeful that a call for proposals in October will bear better fruit.
The contract is for bolstering monoclonal antibody treatment for Ebola.
Grants to support emergency preparedness for local public health agencies and hospitals equal about $840 million.
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