U.S. health officials are telling pregnant women to avoid travel to Latin America and Caribbean countries with outbreaks of Zika, a tropical illness linked to birth defects.
The Aedes mosquito can spread Zika virus in addition to dengue fever and chikungunya virus. The virus was first spotted in the Americas in 2014.
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Hurricane Danny is seen in a NOAA image taken by the GOES-East satellite taken at 10:15 ET on Thursday. The storm, now a Category 2, is expected to lose strength over the next day or two.