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The case is outside of Wynwood, where the other 14 cases were reported.
New York City confirms its first Zika-related microcephaly case, Florida is investigating a possible 2nd local infection, and Puerto Rico turns down a CDC plan to spray for mosquitoes.
After a woman returned to the US from a Zika-affected area, a single act of intercourse likely transmitted the virus.
A paper-based test shows promise in animal trials and might work for blood, saliva, and urine.
Also, the first US Zika death was reported and local transmission was announced in St. Barthelemy.
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.
Also today, two new microcephaly studies documented Zika virus in fetal tissue, strengthening a possible link between the two conditions.
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