First Case Of Sexually Transmitted Zika Virus Confirmed In US
On Tuesday, health officials confirmed being bitten by a mosquito isn't the only way to contract the Zika virus.By Katie Link | February 2, 2016
Health officials in Texas have confirmed the first case of the Zika virus acquired through sexual transmission.
Dallas County health officials made the announcement Tuesday after confirming the case with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The county tweeted the infected person had sex with someone who acquired the mosquito-borne virus in Venezuela and who had recently traveled back to the U.S.