The country's health authorities say the population must nevertheless continue protecting itself against contracting the virus that “is here to stay.”
As the wait for Congress to pass a Zika funding bill drags on, case counts continue to rise.
The World Health Organization is advising women living in areas where the Zika virus is being transmitted to delay getting pregnant, advice already given by several countries where the virus is in widespread transmission.
The new guidelines follow evidence that the virus lingers longer than previously thought in the body fluids of infected people. They come three days after WHO refused to back calls to postpone this year’s Olympics because of Brazil's Zika outbreak.
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CDC has changed the way it monitors and reports pregnant women with Zika virus to include those who tested positive for the virus but never had symptoms.
US officials are scrambling to deal with the potential spread of the virus, and some fear that the anti-abortion political climate will make things more complicated for pregnant women who want to be tested for it.
Along with the new case transmitted locally through sex, Canada has confirmed 55 Zika infections, all related to travel to other countries.
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The US health agency confirmed that the mosquito-borne virus causes babies to have abnormally small heads, and said it could just be “the tip of the iceberg.”
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More than 300 officials gathered at CDC headquarters to prepare.