Close living spaces in college dorms may make people particularly susceptible to the virus, even if they've been vaccinated.
So far, the bacteria, which first appeared in Wisconsin, has been linked with 20 deaths.
The CDC concluded that if a woman is infected with Zika during pregnancy, the result can be microcephaly and other congenital problems in their babies.
Similar to how migrating Europeans spread disease to Native Americans, it appears that humans from Africa spread disease to Native Europeans and Asians.
Some people infected with the Zika virus may develop a rare neurological disorder that is similar to multiple sclerosis
The Brazilian outbreak likely started from a single introduction of the virus into the Americas, in mid-2013, finds genetic analysis.
Blood tests have proven that the mosquito-borne virus was the culprit in an outbreak in French Polynesia of Guillain-Barre syndrome.
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?
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