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“Zika has been sexually transmitted in Texas, CDC confirms” (CNN)

02.03.16 | 1 min read | Text by Annie Elshoff

The first identified case of the Zika virus acquired in the continental United States has been confirmed in Texas, contracted via sexual transmission. The CDC is expected to release guidelines on sexual transmission, however relatively little is known. While it has been established that the virus remains in the blood for roughly a week, the viability in semen is yet to be determined. Find out more about the latest research developments of Zika virus at CNN: