First case of sexually transmitted Zika from female to male

July 15, 2016 2:58 PM

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday reported the first suspected case of Zika by sex transmitted from a woman to a man, underscoring how much scientists still have to learn about how the virus spreads.

The case was discovered in New York City during a routine investigation by the health department, which identified a woman in her 20s who reported she had engaged in a single event of sexual intercourse with a man on the same day she had returned from traveling to an undisclosed area with ongoing Zi...

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