A pest control worker fumigates a school classroom in Kuala Lumpur on Sept. 4. Malaysia reported its first locally transmitted Zika case on Sept. 3. Mohd Rasfan /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Does Asia Have A Secret Weapon Against Zika?

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County mosquito control inspector Yasser "Jazz" Compagines sprays a storm drain in Miami Beach to thwart mosquitoes that spread Zika. Alan Diaz/AP hide caption

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POLL: Most Americans Want Congress To Make Zika Funding A High Priority

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The FDA says that facilities that collect blood donations throughout the United States should be testing donations for Zika within 12 weeks. Toby Talbot/AP hide caption

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All U.S. Blood Donations Should Be Screened For Zika, FDA Says

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Lenroy Watt talks with residents of Miami's Little Haiti about Zika, leaving brochures in Creole about how to prevent the illness, as well as phone numbers for local mosquito control agencies and the county health department. Courtesy of Planned Parenthood hide caption

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Planned Parenthood Joins Campaign To Rid Miami Neighborhoods Of Zika

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A Miami-Dade County mosquito control worker sprays around a school in the Wynwood area of Miami earlier this month. Alan Diaz/AP hide caption

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Miami Schools Take Steps To Protect Returning Students From Zika

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A city worker in San Juan, Puerto Rico, cleans up a vacant lot where mosquitoes could be breeding. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Puerto Rico's Efforts To Stop Zika Are Hampered By Mistrust

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A health department pickup truck sprays insecticide against mosquitoes in a San Juan, Puerto Rico, neighborhood in January. Alvin Baez/Reuters hide caption

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Zika Cases Surge In Puerto Rico As Mosquitoes Flourish

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Surgeon General Vivek Murthy looks at a sample of mosquitoes in Orlando, Fla., on Monday. With him is Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell and Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs. John Raoux/AP hide caption

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Larry Smart, a Miami-Dade County mosquito control inspector, uses a fogger to spray pesticide to kill mosquitoes in an effort to stop a possible Zika outbreak in Miami. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Miami Steps Up Mosquito Control Efforts After Suspected Zika Cases

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A Broward County, Fla., employee takes water samples in a yard to test for mosquito larvae in June. It's part of the county's mosquito control program. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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Zika virus particles (colored purple in this scan) infecting cells. Each particle is about 40 nanometers in diameter. CDC/Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images hide caption

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A Case Of Zika Apparently Spread From A Patient To A Family Caregiver

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is updating its guidelines on preventing transmission of Zika virus via sexual activity. Stephanie Lynn/Flickr Flash/Getty Images hide caption

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Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in a lab in Recife, Brazil. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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How An Electric Shock Could One Day Protect You From Zika

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Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, which have been known to carry the Zika virus, buzz in a laboratory in Cucuta, Colombia. Ricardo Mazalan/AP hide caption

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'Nobody Is Immune': Bracing For Zika's First Summer In The U.S.

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People walk past graffiti art in the Providencia community of Rio, a favela that dates back to 1897. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Is The Risk Of Catching Zika Greater In Poor Neighborhoods?

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