First sexually transmitted case of Zika in Florida

- The first patient with sexually-transmitted Zika virus in Florida lives in Polk County, according to the governor's office. 

The infected person reportedly had sexual contact with someone who traveled outside the country.

Governor Rick Scott asked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to host another conference call with Florida healthcare workers on how Zika is spread, its symptoms, treatments and proper precautions.

In February, Florida healthcare workers, including OBGYNS, doctors and those who work with pregnant women participated in a similar conference call, at the governor's request.

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