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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Thursday that Zika is spreading in Brazil.
Here’s what you need to know about Zika:WHO says there is no known vaccine, and there are no known cures.
It also said there is a possibility of more cases.
The CDC said Zika cases spiked this month in Brazil, with the latest reported case on Friday.
In an advisory to residents and travelers, the CDC said the risk of Zika-related microcephaly is higher in pregnant women and in young children, who can suffer a birth defect called microcephi, and in older adults, people with weakened immune systems.
People should avoid traveling to or from the area, including if they have symptoms or have traveled to the affected areas.
The CDC recommends pregnant women stay home from the beginning of the month.
The agency also said it’s testing a vaccine to prevent microcephy in the next 12 to 24 hours.CDC officials say the first cases of microcephemia have been identified in Brazil’s north.
They say the virus has been circulating in the northeastern state of Pernambuco, but the state is not affected.