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Experts say resistance, though not a huge concern, is on the rise among pets.
Scientists saw potential in some existing drugs and showed that mosquitoes can pass the virus to their offspring.
Also, another diagnostic test received an EUA and a vaccine trial launched in Puerto Rico.
No new local cases were reported in Florida for a second day, and studies revealed more on sexual transmission risks in asymptomatic infections, GBS patterns in Puerto Rico, and early problems for infected babies.
In another MERS development, Saudi Arabia's health ministry announced an illness in a man from Taif whose exposure is under investigation.
A mouse study shows that the virus replicates in vaginal tissue for several days, while CDC officials report increasing case numbers.
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