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STD Contraction

16
May

Could the Zika Virus be Considered an STD?

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The Centers for Disease Control is considering whether to add a new disease to the list of known sexually transmitted diseases: The Zika Virus. The symptoms of Zika include fever, rash, joint pain and conjunctivitis. It is known that it can be spread through specific instances of intercourse, and that the virus lives in the semen longer than it does in the blood. Here is more about Zika. What Remains Unknown While the CDC and other health professionals know that Zika can be transferred from men to women during sexual intercourse, it is not known how long the virus lives…

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