Traveler to Philippines Confirmed as 15th Zika Patient

South Korea has confirmed its 15th case of Zika virus infection. The patient is a 41-year-old male who recently visited the Philippines.

The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the presence of the virus in his blood and urine samples Friday.

Doctors suspect he may have contracted the virus from a mosquito bite on the Philippines island of Mindoro between October 26th and 31st.

His symptoms were fever, muscle pain and a rash.

Source: KBS World Radio