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The outbreak has grown to 78 cases, and vaccination has begun in the affected area.
In another new development, the NIH today announced the start of the first human trial of a live attenuated vaccine against Zika.
The announcement comes as Nigeria is experiencing its largest outbreak, with 481 confirmed cases reported as of last week, 133 of them fatal.
As the WHO detailed stepped-up efforts to prepare four key countries to prevent and detect cases, tests in Uganda ruled out three suspected cases.
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