via CP: Health officials say a patient in Texas has acquired the Zika virus through sexual transmission.
Dallas County Health and Human Services said Tuesday a patient in Texas has acquired the Zika virus through sexual transmission.
It received confirmation from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Health officials say the patient was infected after having sexual contact with an ill person who returned from a country where Zika was present.
The possibility that the virus could be spread through sex has been explored, although the Zika virus is usually spread through mosquito bites.