Sex not ruled out in Zika of Miami-area woman

MIAMI (WSVN) - A Florida Health department spokeswoman now says it’s premature to conclude whether or not the Zika infection of a Miami-area woman is related to sex or travel.

Spokewoman Mara Gambineri says her emailed statement earlier Thursday was incorrect. She says she was wrong and that she should have written that “”sexual transmission related to travel has not been ruled out.”

She says not all the blood and urine tests from the people around the infected patient have come back yet, and they can’t definitively say that nobody involved traveled outside the United States recently.

Mosquitoes tested as part of this investigation have so far tested negative for Zika, as of results that came back Thursday.

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