The number of Zika cases in the country surged to 275 in just ten days from the start of the outbreak on August 27.
India, China, the Philippines, Indonesia, Nigeria, Vietnam, Pakistan, and Bangladesh are expected to be at greatest risk of Zika virus transmission because of their limited health resources.
The US$19.8 million initial funding will cover the development of a Zika vaccine through to a Phase I clinical trial.
Here are the recommendations from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on preventing, controlling and treating Zika.
Here are five practical steps you can take to protect yourself and your family members against Zika infections.
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