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After a woman returned to the US from a Zika-affected area, a single act of intercourse likely transmitted the virus.
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.
The WHO said though Zika virus has circulated in Africa before, the effect of an importation from the Americas is unclear.
Also today, the CDC added Jamaica and Tonga to its travel advisory, and an Indian company announced two vaccine candidates.
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