CDC on highest alert over Zika Virus - CBS46 News

CDC on highest alert over Zika Virus

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Workers at the Centers for Disease Control are sounding the warning alarm about the Zika Virus.

They are at their highest level of alert, activating their emergency operations center.

Doctors said a vaccine is years away, but President Obama is asking Congress to approve 1.8 billion dollars to speed up vaccine development, to come up with diagnostic tests, to support low-income pregnant women, and to expand mosquito control programs.

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