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Britain warns citizens against visiting the United States following a breakout of the Zika virus.
Zika can be spread through sexual contact or mosquito bites (Reuters).
LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - According to the Telegraph, Public Health England (PHE) advised all British tourists visiting Florida should abstain from sexual intercourse.
The PHE also advised all pregnant women consider postponing all visits to America's southern states.
The warning comes after over 1,650 cases of Zika were diagnosed in the United States.
While many still believe there is a vaccine and cure against Zika, the World Health Organization and the CDC continue their attempts to educate the public.
To the British tourists already in the United States, the PHE advised them to refrain from sex for a minimum of two months, even if they are not showing symptoms of the disease, which can include a rash, itching and headaches.
For those who do exhibit symptoms, the PHE advises six full months of abstinence.
Though Zika is a mild illness in most, it is linked to the birth defect microcephaly, which results in abnormally small heads and brain damage.
Miscarriages and other birth defects have also been linked to the mosquito-borne disease.
Since the Zika outbreak began last May, over 50 British citizens have tested positive.
Many Olympians have removed themselves from the upcoming Rio games in an attempt to steer clear of the virus, while others have announced they would be traveling without their families.
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