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The updates include guidance on postponing pregnancy, more finely tuned tips to prevent sexual spread, and a push for reliable contraception access in Puerto Rico.
The genetically engineered mice have already yielded some pathogenesis clues.
About 31% thought the virus spreads through sneezes, and 42% didn't know about sexual transmission.
Structure details may yield clues on how Zika damages cells and offer an inside track to drug, vaccine, and test developers.
The area of the US that could be home to the culprit mosquitoes and thus affected by Zika is wider than previously thought.
Officials warn that lack of funds could hinder countermeasure development, battle against mosquitoes.
Only infected newborn mice developed severe symptoms, similar to humans.
The Obama administration, though, is sticking with its $1.9 billion request, some of which would cover the shift.
Two groups unveil traps to help control the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that spread Zika.
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