LIFESTYLE

Person In UK 'Infected With Zika Virus Through Sexual Transmission'

01/12/2016 09:19 | Updated 01 December 2016

A person in the UK is thought to have been infected with the Zika virus through sexual transmission, health officials have said.

Public Health England (PHE) said that one case of "likely sexual transmission" of Zika virus infection has been reported in the UK.

Meanwhile, of the 265 travel-associated cases reported in Britain, seven have been diagnosed in pregnant women, PHE said.