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And First sexually transmitted case of Zika virus is now confirmed

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A patient infected with zika virus after having sexual contact with another sufferer in Texas, the USA.Zika Virus.2.

It is the first case of sexual transmission of the virus in the US.The case, announced by Dallas County health officials, involved a patient who had sex with someone who had recently returned from Venezuela infected with the mosquito-borne virus.Based on that, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it will soon provide guidance on sexual transmission, with a focus on the male sexual partners of women who are or who may be pregnant.Zika Virus3

Before this case, there have been only two documented cases linking Zika to sex.