WHO Issues Updated Guidance on Prevention of Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus

The interim guidance on prevention of sexual transmission of Zika virus has been updated with new evidence and advice. The primary transmission route of Zika virus is via the Aedes mosquito, however mounting evidence shows that sexual transmission of Zika virus is possible and more common than previously assumed. This is of concern due to an association between the Zika virus and adverse pregnancy outcomes.

To read the updated guidance from the World Health Organization (WHO), CLICK HERE

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