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As cases of the mosquito-borne disease mount, the CDC urges pregnant women to skip going to the Summer Olympics in Brazil.
The CDC details 6 sexual transmission cases, some in pregnant women.
Flu activity by a number of measures picks up, especially in the Southwest, and the CDC reports a flu-related death in a child.
Protection against the H1N1 strain was 51%, compared with 76% to 79% against B strains.
The findings underscore advice regarding strict precautions in returning travelers, the CDC says.
Also, the CDC shares new guidance on babies and children with acute infections.
The finding of the virus in amniotic fluid adds evidence to a possible link between Zika and microcephaly.
The move signals the end of enhanced screening in the United States related to West Africa's Ebola outbreak.
A robust immune response in mice clears the way for tests in nonhuman primates.
The WHO's top drug and development official projected the launch of a large vaccine trial is still at least 18 months away, but a test might be available within weeks.
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