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Zika virus infection from sex confirmed in Dallas, WHO releases advisory

Following the US National IHR Focal Point’s notification of a probable case of sexual transmission of Zika virus from an individual who is a resident of Dallas, Texas, travelled to Venezuela for one week between late December and the beginning of January, the World Health Organization has released an advice on symptoms and precautions. The Dallas resident developed symptoms of ...

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Ebola Virus Can be Present in Sperm for 82 Days, Says WHO

Clarifying the wary authorities in India and other countries who have mounted screening of patients returning from West africa, The World Health Organization said human sperm can carry the Ebola virus for over 82 days, and those who have recovered from the disease should wear condomes for at least three months. Underscoring the potential to transmit the virus sexually for ...

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