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A DNA vaccine could help stamp out the outbreak, while a live-attenuated vaccine could offer lifelong immunity.
In other developments, California warned of local Zika activity in popular holiday travel destinations, including Mexico, and Florida reported one more local case.
Experts suspect that sexual spread from men to women might be a factor in Zika's bigger burden on women, but further studies are needed.
In related developments, Florida reported seven new locally acquired Zika cases yesterday and today, one of them in a traveler from out of state.
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.
Researchers highlight five specific features in Zika-affected infants.
Elsewhere, Florida Health has reported 3 locally acquired cases in the past 2 days.
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