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The Washington Post  (9/13, Sun) reports that Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report suggests that the Zika virus could spread through “contact with bodily fluids, such as tears, discharge from infected eyes, saliva, vomit, urine or stool.” The information is based upon “new findings from a mysterious Utah case” in which “a Utah man became infected after caring for his elderly father.”

CDC medical officer Alexander Kallen said that while officials cannot say conclusively how the virus was transmitted in Utah, “it does raise the possibility that there was potential exposure to the blood and bodily fluids of the index patient, and that could have led to transmission of the second case.”