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Sex and Zika, Risk of virus spread

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ZIKA VIRUS. Ana Beatriz is held by her father Alipio Martin during a medical appointment at the Altino Ventura Foundation in Recife, Brazil, January 29, 2016. Photo by Percio Campos/EPA
The infection of a Texan by a partner back from Venezuela is the second reported case of sexual transmission since the Zika virus was discovered in 1947, and raises questions about the infection

PARIS, France (Feb. 3, 2016) — A case of sexual transmission on US soil of the tropical, mosquito-borne Zika virus, has stirred unease among ordinary people and experts alike.

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