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"As we anticipated, Zika is now here," CDC Director Tom Frieden says.
A CDC official says 1,500 pregnant women in Puerto Rico might be infected and not know it.
The funds will help health departments nationwide identify resistant bacteria quickly and will support 7 regional labs.
It's called antibody-dependent enhancement (ADE), wherein the dengue vaccine sets up severe disease in those not previously exposed — and it might have repercussions for Zika.
The US-UK partnership will provide $44 million this year and as much as $350 million over 5 years.
In other developments, the Zika surge continues in Puerto Rico, more US travelers have been infected, and the virus has spread to more Caribbean locations.
Wound care is one of the most common reasons for antibiotic use in hospitals.
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