Canada confirms first sexually transmitted Zika case

By REUTERS
April 25, 2016 23:54

 
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WINNIPEG, Manitoba- An Ontario resident is Canada's first confirmed case of a Zika virus infection that was contracted locally through sex, health officials said on Monday.

The individual, who was not further identified, is believed to have contracted the virus from a sexual partner who contracted Zika after travelling to an affected country, according to a statement from Public Health Agency of Canada and Ontario's Ministry of Health.

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