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Study says 2.2 billion people live in areas suitable for Zika spread, and over the next year more than 5 million babies will be born in vulnerable parts of the Americas.
Also, another diagnostic test received an EUA and a vaccine trial launched in Puerto Rico.
Researchers describe congenital hearing loss associated with Zika in infants born with microcephaly.
With new cases reported, federal and global health officials decry shortages in response funding.
Also, the WHO said samples from Guinea-Bissau are part of the African lineage, not the Americas one.
Also, the CDC announced $2.4 million to help large cities detect and manage birth defects, and researchers revealed possible differences in brain cell infections between the 2 Zika lineages.
Also today, research highlighted eye infections in mice and brain injury in human babies.
Also, Singapore said it's not clear yet if the Asian strain involved in its local spread will result in the severe complications.
In other developments, Thailand and Singapore report several new Zika cases.
Malaysia and Singapore give more details on local cases, while a new study from Europe shows uneven surveillance for microcephaly.
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