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Now Playing:’We want to do it right’: How to fight Zika in the U.S. Now Playing’We want the right tools’: How to make sure your health care is safe Now Playing–How to make it easier to find a doctor Now Playing”We want a way to say thank you and to say goodbye to a loved one,” said Michael Zuniga, a professor at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
“It’s a way of honoring their contributions and their lives and showing that you can make a difference, and we can all take a moment and acknowledge the impact that they’ve made and how much they’ve changed lives.”
The CDC says it has received more than 13,000 reports of Zika in people in the continental U.P. The virus is spread through sexual contact and is typically detected when an infected person is in close contact with an infected mosquito.
The CDC has said the virus is very rare, but it has seen outbreaks of the virus in the United States that are linked to transmission from other countries.
The CDC has released a warning for pregnant women to stay home if they have traveled to areas where Zika is prevalent, including Mexico and Brazil.
The U.N. health agency has warned that the virus could be transmitted from pregnant women during labor.
The U.K. government said Monday that its coronavirus vaccination rates have fallen by more than half, and that nearly 70% of British adults are protected against the virus.
In a report published Monday, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) said the UK is one of four countries where the rate of vaccine uptake is highest.
The others are Norway, Germany and Sweden.