Areas with Zika

Where has Zika virus been found?
  • Prior to 2015, Zika virus outbreaks have occurred in areas of Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific Islands.

  • In May 2015, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) issued an alert regarding the first confirmed Zika virus infections in Brazil.

  • Currently, outbreaks are occurring in many countries.

  • Zika virus will continue to spread and it will be difficult to determine how the virus will spread over time.

Zika in the United States and its territories:

  • No locally transmitted Zika cases have been reported in the continental United States, but cases have been reported in returning travelers.

  • Locally transmitted Zika virus has been reported in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

  • With the recent outbreaks, the number of Zika cases among travelers visiting or returning to the United States will likely increase.

  • These imported cases could result in local spread of the virus in some areas of the United States.

Countries and territories with active Zika virus transmission

  • Barbados

  • Bolivia

  • Brazil

  • Colombia

  • Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, US territory

  • Costa Rica

  • Curacao

  • Dominican Republic

  • Ecuador

  • El Salvador

  • French Guiana

  • Guadeloupe

  • Guatemala

  • Guyana

  • Haiti

  • Honduras

  • Martinique

  • Mexico

  • Nicaragua

  • Panama

  • Paraguay

  • Saint Martin

  • Suriname

  • U.S. Virgin Islands

  • Venezuela

  • American Samoa

  • Samoa

  • Cape Verde

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