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The CDC is weighing a warning specifically for pregnant travelers, and federal experts say other mosquito-borne diseases can complicate diagnoses.
Zika outbreaks are getting high-level attention, and Brazil reports 287 new microcephaly cases.
A CDC expert says US spread will likely be localized but calls for better mosquito control.
Also, more vaccine details emerge, including a candidate that might be available for emergency use this year.
Semen tests were done during an investigation into a British man's infection with Zika virus after visiting the Cook Islands in 2014.
The approach could be used to screen other dengue vaccine candidates, as well as for Zika vaccines.
Structure details may yield clues on how Zika damages cells and offer an inside track to drug, vaccine, and test developers.
As studies show more neuro problems, US officials urge full Zika funding.
Also, a study found distinct temporal patterns between cases, GBS, and microcephaly.
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