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Zika virus can spread by any type of sex

CBS News - ‎26.07.2016‎
U.S. health officials on Monday updated their Zika virus guidelines, saying that pregnant women could contract Zika from a sex partner of either gender. The virus can cause serious birth defects including microcephaly, where babies are born with ...

First Case Reported Of A Woman Infecting A Man With Zika Through Sex

NPR - ‎15.07.2016‎
Doctors have known for some time that a man can spread the Zika virus to a woman through sex. Now officials have documented the ... "The hypothesis is that this was transmitted sexually, and I think that's probably a pretty good case," John Brooks, a ...

How Utah Zika Infection Was Transmitted Remains Mystery

AAFP News - ‎20.07.2016‎
July 20, 2016 03:02 pm News Staff - As of July 13, more than 1,300 confirmed cases of Zika virus infection in the continental United States and more than 2,900 cases in the U.S. territories had been reported to the CDC's ArboNET( arboviral ...

Zika virus patient to die in the US passes on infection to caregiver without sexual contact

Daily Mail - ‎18.07.2016‎
During the current outbreak, the first case of sexually transmitted Zika was reported in Texas, at the beginning of February.

Pregnant Women Anxious About Zika's US Arrival

WEAR - ‎vor 2 Stunden‎
An obstetrics and gynecology physician at Sacred Heart Hospital said the pregnant women she follows in her clinic are anxious about the impending arrival of the mosquito-spread Zika virus to the U.S. because of the link between infection and serious ...

Travel ruled out in Florida's two suspected cases of local Zika infection

Miami Herald - ‎26.07.2016‎
Florida epidemiologists have ruled out travel as a possible source for two Zika infections - one in Miami-Dade and one in Broward - suspected of being the nation's first cases transmitted by local mosquitoes, State Surgeon General Celeste Philip said ...

2 more mysterious Zika infections reported in South Florida

WFLA - ‎vor 26 Minuten‎
New figures from Brazil's Health Ministry show that the Zika virus outbreak has not caused as many confirmed cases of a rare brain defect as first feared. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana) ... The cases have raised the possibility that mosquitoes in the U.S. have ...

Paraguay reports first two cases of Zika birth defect

Yahoo7 News - ‎vor 2 Stunden‎
Asuncion (AFP) - Paraguay reported its first two cases Wednesday of babies born with microcephaly linked to the Zika virus, which is blamed for a surge in the birth defect across Latin America. ... It has also been shown to spread through sexual ...

Craven County health officials talk Zika virus, other mosquito-transmitted diseases

New Bern Sun Journal - ‎vor 22 Stunden‎
On July 15, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the first female-to-male sexual transmission of the Zika virus in the United States. And with the summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, quickly approaching, travel to Zika-prone ...

1st case of female-to-male sexual transmission of Zika reported

WFMJ - ‎17.07.2016‎
(HealthDay News) -- A New York City woman who became infected with the Zika virus on a trip outside the United States passed the infection to her boyfriend during sex, city health officials reported. It's the first reported case of female-to-male ...

Transgender's classification as 'mental disorder' is outdated

WECT-TV6 - ‎vor 5 Stunden‎
1.6 million child-bearing women in Latin America could get Zika. Up to 1.6 million ... The American Psychiatric Association removed gender identity disorder from the latest edition of its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). For ...

Zika at the Olympics? The Risk Is Low, a New Study Finds

Undark Magazine - ‎25.07.2016‎
Even though a number of high-profile athletes are citing the Zika virus as their reason for pulling out of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro next month, experts say the risk of international spread due to the event is low. ... Last week, the first ...

Race to better understand Zika virus before the Games begin

Independent Online - ‎21.07.2016‎
Reuters. Global health officials are racing to better understand the Zika virus behind a major outbreak that began in Brazil last year, and has spread to many countries in the Americas ahead of next month's Olympic Games in Brazil. ... The CDC is ...

First baby born with Zika-related birth defect in Spain

Newstalk 106-108 fm - ‎25.07.2016‎
New York City reported its first case of a baby born with the birth defect microcephaly related to exposure to the Zika virus on Friday. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 12 babies have been ... The virus has three known ...

TIMELINE: Zika's origin and global spread

Yahoo News - ‎21.07.2016‎
2: First case of Zika transmission in United States; local health officials say likely contracted through sex, not mosquito bite. Feb. .... The health agency also reports three more babies born in U.S. with birth defects linked to the Zika virus ...

CDC issues updated guidance for Zika testing in pregnant women

Bangor Daily News - ‎25.07.2016‎
Until recently, scientists thought men spread the virus to their sexual partners. But after a recent case of female-to-male sexual transmission, the CDC also is updating its recommendations for the prevention of sexually transmitted Zika to include the ...

Doctors devise care plan for babies as Zika threat looms in U.S.

Thomson Reuters Foundation - ‎21.07.2016‎
Florida said it is investigating two possible cases of Zika not related to travel to an area where Zika is active, raising the possibility of the first incidence of local transmission of the mosquito-borne virus. On Thursday, the Florida Department of ...

First case of female-to-male Zika transmission reported

ConsumerAffairs - ‎15.07.2016‎
Photo (c) bakhtiarzein - Fotolia For the first time, public health officials have confirmed that the Zika virus has been sexually transmitted from a woman to a man. All previous cases of sexual transmission had been from men to their sexual partners ...

First baby with Zika-related birth defect born in New York City

KFGO - ‎22.07.2016‎
So far, the city has reported 346 cases of Zika infections, all related to travel. Of these, four have been linked to sexual transmission, including the first case ever of a woman transmitting the virus to a male partner. U.S. health officials have ...

Before the spread of the Zika virus, the Vatican allowed contraceptive use in limited situations

Los Angeles Times - ‎16.07.2016‎
On his flight from Mexico back to the Vatican in February, Pope Francis made an unexpected comment about the Zika virus, saying that the outbreak - blamed for serious birth defects around the world - may justify the use of contraceptives.