Coronavirus may be transmitted sexually – Minister of Health says

Osagie Ehanire Minister of Health has revealed that there is a high possibility of coronavirus being transmitted sexualy. 

The Minister said this during an emergency press briefing in Abuja on Thursday, March 26. 

“I believe that if a person is positive, the virus can be transmitted sexually.”

There is however a lot of research ongoing on the pattern of transmission of the disease. While some scientists have claimed that the virus cannot be transmitted through sexual intercourse except via oral sex, Scientist Jessica Justman told The that they are not seeing patterns that indicate sexual transmission.

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The scientist however advised romantic partners to steer clear of each other when there is a confirmation of being infected with the virus. Read Here

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