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Tropical dengue fever could be spread through sex!


Scientists discover the mosquito virus in the semen of an Italian man who had recovered 

Dengue fever, a tropical illness caused by mosquito bites could be passed on through sex, a study has found.

For the first time scientists have found the virus that causes the fever in the semen of a man, more than a month after he fell ill while travelling in Thailand.

The virus lingering in a person's semen has led researchers to think the condition could be passed on during sex even after the person has recovered.

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