Close living spaces in college dorms may make people particularly susceptible to the virus, even if they've been vaccinated.
The Brazilian outbreak likely started from a single introduction of the virus into the Americas, in mid-2013, finds genetic analysis.
As the Zika virus continues to spread globally, the World Health Organization is taking action to try to contain it. Can they control a pandemic like Zika?
A patient was infected with the virus after having sexual contact with an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present.
The UN health body says that a surge in cases in South America of microcephaly was likely caused by the mosquito-borne Zika virus, and declared the situation a public health emergency.
The overview paints highest risk picture for West Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Southeast Asia.
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