Los Angeles County health officials have reported the first case of .ually transmitted Zika infection in a resident of Los Angeles County. A male resident, who traveled to Mexico, developed symptomatic Zika infection in early November. His female partner, who did not travel, subsequently developed .Condoms can prevent the .ual transmission of the virus. There have been no cases of Zika transmitted by local mosquitoes in Los Angeles County, health officials said. MORE Riverside scientists announce breakthrough in Zika research. Since , there have been cases of Zika infection reported .L.A. County officials said Thursday that a woman had been infected with the Zika virus by her partner in the first case of .ually transmitted Zika virus in the county. Zika virus, which has caused hundreds of babies to be born with birth defects in Brazil, is most commonly .A Los Angeles County woman has become the first local person to acquire the Zika virus throughual contact after her partner returned from Since , there have been cases of Zika infection reported in Los Angeles County. ".ual transmission of Zika can occur with or without symptoms..
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