Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Canada reports its first sexually transmitted Zika case

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Canadian wellbeing authorities reported the main instance of sexually transmitted Zika infection in the nation on Monday.

"We need to remind Canadians that there have been no affirmed instances of privately procured Zika infection through mosquitoes, and that the general danger in Canada stays low," as indicated by the announcement.

An Ontario inhabitant gotten the infection from a sexual accomplice who as of late went to an influenced nation, as per a joint articulation from the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.

In Canada, there have been 55 travel-related instances of Zika infection and one sexually transmitted case, as indicated by powers.

Despite the fact that researchers have known for quite a while that Zika can be transmitted through sex by semen, most by far of cases are spread through the chomp of contaminated mosquitoes, much like intestinal sickness or West Nile infection.


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As per the CDC, there is no confirmation that ladies can sexually transmit the illness to their sex accomplices.

Men who have lived in or gone to regions with the Zika infection ought to wear condoms or swear off sex in the event that they have a pregnant sexual accomplice for the whole span of the pregnancy, as indicated by the CDC.

In spite of the fact that Zika contaminations are typically mellow, and passings are uncommon, wellbeing powers are concerned on account of a connection between the ailment and a sharp increment in birth deformities in Brazil.

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