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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.
The WHO said though Zika virus has circulated in Africa before, the effect of an importation from the Americas is unclear.
Also today, two new microcephaly studies documented Zika virus in fetal tissue, strengthening a possible link between the two conditions.
The CDC said it has also received recent reports of severe flu infections linked to 2009 H1N1 in young- and middle-aged adults.
Seven outbreak countries are seeing a rise in microcephaly or Guillain-Barre disease.
Also today, the CDC added Jamaica and Tonga to its travel advisory, and an Indian company announced two vaccine candidates.
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