Disease detectives hunt Zika virus-microcephaly connection in Brazil

February 24, 2016 12:48 PM

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Disease detectives hunt Zika virus-microcephaly connection in Brazil

"Understanding the answers to these questions is important, as the size and scope of this outbreak will continue, since no one has immunity," Staples said.

So far in the United States, 82 people have contracted Zika while abroad and then traveled back into the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There's not a single known case of someone contracting Zika from a mosquito in the United States.

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