- Associated Press - Friday, June 10, 2016

DOVER, Del. (AP) - Public health officials say a fourth case of Zika infection has been confirmed in Delaware resident who had traveled abroad.

The Division of Public Health said in a news release Friday that the Kent County man had traveled abroad in May and acquired the mosquito-borne virus.

International health officials say Zika can cause fetal death and severe brain defects in the children of women infected during pregnancy. Zika can also be spread by men via vaginal, anal, and oral sexual activity.

Health officials recommend condom use for men who have been diagnosed with Zika virus.



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