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    UK has 'first sexually transmitted Zika'

    By James GallagherHealth and science reporter, BBC News website
    • 5 minutes ago
    The woman has made a full recovery, and it is thought she had been infected by her partner, who had recently visited a Zika-hit country.
    ...
    Cases of sexual spread have been reported in other countries and experts said the UK case was "not unexpected".

    An update by Public Health England said there had been 265 cases of Zika in the UK with one "likely" spread through sex.
    Seven cases were in pregnant women.
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    http://www.bbc.com/news/health-38159783

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