WHO concerned by report of sexual transmission of Zika

February 3, 2016 10:54 AM

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WHO concerned by report of sexual transmission of Zika

GENEVA The World Health Organization (WHO) voiced concern on Wednesday at a report that the Zika virus had been sexually transmitted in the United States and called for further investigation.

The first known case of Zika virus transmission in the United States was reported in Dallas, Texas on Tuesday by local health officials, who said it likely was contracted through sex and not a mosquito bite.

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