3 pregnant women have been confirmed to have contacted the Zika virus by the state of Florida in USA.

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The women were said to have traveled out of United states.

U.S. health officials are investigating 14 reports of the Zikavirus that may been transmitted through sex, including to several pregnant women, raising new questions about the role sexual transmission is playing in the growing outbreak.

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Zika has been associated with the birth defect microcephaly and Guillain-Barre, a rare syndrome where the immune system attacks nerves.