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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.
A robust immune response in mice clears the way for tests in nonhuman primates.
CDC guidance now excludes destinations above 6,500 feet, as Aedes mosquitoes are rare in those areas.
Only infected newborn mice developed severe symptoms, similar to humans.
Two groups unveil traps to help control the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that spread Zika.
Electrostatic differences in a key protein might explain how Zika virus infects human cells.
Also, Mexican scientists have detected Zika virus in Aedes albopictus mosquitoes for the first time in the Americas, and US officials posted guidance for protecting workers.
Researchers found the virus in Aedes mosquitoes near the homes of patients in southern Mexico, and another team found that two species commonly found in the US aren't likely to spread the disease.
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