CDC Investigating 14 Reports of Sexually Transmitted Zika Virus in the US

February 23, 2016 10:09 PM

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating at least 14 reported cases of sexually transmitted Zika virus, according to a new health alert from the agency.

The high number of cases led the CDC to issue the health alert as a "strong reminder" to the public and medical providers that the Zika virus can be transmitted through sexual contact and people should take precautions if they have been to an area with ongoing Zika virus transmissions. The new repor...

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