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    •  In May 2015, the World Health Organization reported the first local transmission of Zika virus in the Western Hemisphere, with autochthonous (locally acquired) cases identified in Brazil. As of January 15, 2016, local transmission had been identified in at least 14 countries or territories in the Americas, including Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands and American Samoa. For more information about the Zika Virus go to   http://www.cdc.gov/zika/geo/united-states.html