First case of Zika virus recorded in France

First case of Zika virus recorded in France

There are reports that the first sexually transmitted case of the Zika virus has been recorded in France.

It is reported that the woman fell ill after her partner returned from Brazil.

The mosquito-borne disease is linked to severe birth defects.

Earlier, America's Centres for Disease Control and Prevention recommended pregnant women consider not going to the 2016 summer Olympics in Brazil.

The virus is prevalent in the South American country.

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