New Fears That #Zika virus could contaminate emergency blood supply  

New concerns have emerged over the widespread Zika epidemic as it’s feared the virus can be spread through sex and can impact blood donations.Scientists probing the rapid onslaught of the virus claim pregnant women can catch it through unprotected sex.At least one UK resident was warned not to have sex without a condom after contracting the virus.Leading infectious diseases expert Dr Amesh Adalja at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center says it has been well documented and part of that research was focused in the UK.And there’s fresh concerns that it could end up contaminating emergency blood supplies .

Source: Fears Zika virus could contaminate emergency blood supply – Mirror Online