The Food and Drug Administration on Friday took the radical step of recommending that blood donations in all 50 states and U.S. territories be screened for the Zika virus. Such costly and time-consuming testing is typically only done for the most dangerous infectious disease outbreaks and signals how seriously U.S. officials are taking the Zika threat.
The announcement comes as the outbreak in Florida, the first state with local mosquito transmission of the virus, appears to be spreading.
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