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Warning: People Are Catching A New Virus Due To Unprotected $ex

By now almost all of us must be pretty aware of the Zika virus that has been dreading people all over South America. Now, 14 new cases of sexually-transmitted Zika have been reported in the United States. The CDC confirmed the virus in the blood of two women whose partners had travelled and acquired Zika whereas the women hadn't.

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Warning: People Are Catching A New Virus Due To Unprotected $ex

Warning: People Are Catching A New Virus Due To Unprotected $ex

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In the beginning, Zika wasn't recognized as a sexually transmitted disease.

In the beginning, Zika wasn't recognized as a sexually transmitted disease.

However, the CDC has affirmed that..

However, the CDC has affirmed that..

..it has been sexually transmitted in two women and therefore, the doctors are expanding their tests in this context too.

According to Dr. William Schaffner..

According to Dr. William Schaffner..

"It's beginning to look as though Zika can be more readily transmitted sexually than we first anticipated. These data are illuminating some of the things we don't know."

Officials are worried about the connection between the Zika virus, Guillain-Barre syndrome and microcephaly.

Officials are worried about the connection between the Zika virus, Guillain-Barre syndrome and microcephaly.

For this reason, doctors have advised people who are in Zika affected areas to.. 

For this reason, doctors have advised people who are in Zika affected areas to.. 

..use condoms while having sex with pregnant women.

Interestingly, the doctors have also found that women are not capable of transmitting Zika sexually.

Interestingly, the doctors have also found that women are not capable of transmitting Zika sexually.

The most common mode of transmission of Zika is still the mosquito.

The most common mode of transmission of Zika is still the mosquito.

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