A woman in Colorado says she contracted the West Nile virus through sexual contact with her infected husband. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there is no scientific evidence that West Nile can be transmitted sexually. However, there is evidence it can be spread through blood transfusions, organ donation and breast milk, click here, which all involve the exchange of bodily fluids.
Jennifer Lei, 42, accompanied her husband and 18-year-old son on a Labor Day hunting trip. She used bug repellant and left after a day. Edward and Jacob Lei came down with symptoms of West Nile a week later and tested positive for it. Jennifer tested positive several weeks later.