Zika health warning signs of sexual transmission in the US
#Cosmoread: Dallas after a person has contracted the virus through Zika virus sexually transmitted was confirmed, US health officials Zika men who travel to countries where the spread of the virus through sex are warned to take action to prevent is spreading.
A man has a pregnant partner, and in more than 20 countries where the zika virus sexually transmitted has spread to any of Zika has traveled, so he should either abstain from sex or use condoms, your partner by the end of pregnancy, officials from the centers for disease control and prevention (CDC) said.
The warning comes as health officials Zika virus sexual transmitted infection during pregnancy is a strong link between a birth defect known as microcephaly, in which children were born with abnormally small heads and face lifelong cognitive damage who are worried about.
“We know that women who are pregnant and anxiety-provoking it [for] their families,” Dr. Tom Frieden, CDC director, said at a press conference (Feb. 5). But there are things people contracting the zika virus sexually transmitted, strictly mosquito bites, which are protected against Zika normal mode of transmission, including new guidelines to prevent zika virus sexual transmission do to reduce your risk you can, Frieden said.
Only a week after the Zika virus sexual transmitted infected person remains in a person’s blood is up, it is unknown how long the virus can remain in a man’s semen. That’s why the new recommended precautions during sex that a woman’s pregnancy. In one study, researchers found that the virus for up to 10 weeks may have been present in the semen of a man after he became ill.
“Quite literally every day we are discovering more about Zika,” Frieden said.
The CDC also said that women who are not pregnant, but contracting the virus through zika virus sex transmitted by using condoms during sex or abstaining if their partner has traveled to an area with Zika cases could consider are concerned about. The agency said Zika virus sex transmitted infection is usually mild, and about 80 percent of people who are infected with the virus have no symptoms at all.
Dallas in case a person is a man who had recently returned from Venezuela Zika virus contracted after having sex with, and there were signs of infection. However, Zika virus sexual transmitted of the virus is considered rare; Only three known cases of the virus spreading through sex.
Frieden stressed that Zika is transmitted by mosquito bites is the primary method.
It is not known when the person is infected Zika virus sexual transmitted is present in the saliva of a person, but about avoiding kissing CDC currently does not have to issue any recommendations, Frieden said. Zika virus sexually transmitted also a woman who is infected with the disease can be spread through sex to a man is not known, the agency said.
CDC that all pregnant women in the area considering postponing the Zika virus sexual transmitted, including 24 countries in Central and South America, is spreading recommended.
So far, the United States (such as Puerto Rico or in the territories of American Samoa, including cases) of the 51 cases have been in the Zika virus sexual transmitted, and 50 of them concerned the people who caught the disease while traveling.
Pregnant women who Zika virus sexually transmitted is spreading in areas where the two should be tested for the virus within 12 weeks after they return, even if they do not have symptoms of the trip, the CDC said.