Sexual transmission of the Ebola virus could have a major impact on the dynamics of the disease, potentially reigniting an outbreak that has been contained by public health interventions, according to research by University ...
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A New York City woman infected her male partner with Zika virus through sex, the first time female-to-male transmission of the germ has been documented.
Before British long jumper Greg Rutherford departs for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro this summer, he'll leave an important part of himself behind: a sample of his frozen sperm.
People who travel to Zika-hit areas should practice safe sex or have no sex at all for at least eight weeks after their return to avoid sexual transmission of the virus, WHO said Tuesday.
German authorities say the country has recorded its first case of sexual transmission of the Zika virus.
In medicine, transmission is the passing of a disease from an infected individual or group to a previously uninfected individual or group. The microorganisms (bacteria and viruses) that cause disease may be transmitted from one person to another by one or more of the following means:
Microorganisms vary widely in the length of time that they can survive outside the human body, and so vary in how they are transmitted.
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