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The spread to more countries comes as Brazil reported 340 more possibly related microcephaly cases.
An alarming number of countries are reporting cases, as clinicians find more links to microcephaly and other neurologic complications.
Also, the WHO provided more details about recent cases in Mexico, Paraguay, and Venezuela.
The case prompts a travel advisory and adds to the list of affected countries.
The CDC is weighing a warning specifically for pregnant travelers, and federal experts say other mosquito-borne diseases can complicate diagnoses.
PAHO, meanwhile, said the virus has expanded its reach and cautioned about Guillain-Barre syndrome.
El Salvador notes a GBS spike that may be linked to Zika, and St. Martin and Guadeloupe report their first local cases.
The CDC adds 8 more destinations to its travel alert, as experts assess the threat.
Zika outbreaks are getting high-level attention, and Brazil reports 287 new microcephaly cases.
The committee will meet Feb 1 to discuss the growing threat and possibly related neurologic complications.
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