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US officials said other outbreak indicators such as deaths in the community need to improve before they feel more confident about the recent drop in cases.
Cases have grown to 3,084, including 2,070 deaths.
In other developments, the WHO said Beni is still the main hot spot and that the pace of new infections hasn't changed much.
The announcement comes as Nigeria is experiencing its largest outbreak, with 481 confirmed cases reported as of last week, 133 of them fatal.
The proposed law would direct $200 million a year for 5 years to research.
The vaccine it has been developing with Walter Reed Army Institute of Research has been halted.
In other Zika developments, a human rights group raised concerns about water, sanitation, and other public health concerns in Brazil, and India announced microcephaly screening for newborns.
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